dupe

Part of speech: verb

To impose upon.

Part of speech: noun

One misled through credulity.

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Usage examples "dupe":

  1. " Here is," said I to myself, " a second Lucie de Pasean, and I am a second time the dupe of my foolish delicacy, for I feel certain that the count will not make her happy. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  2. You may laugh at me, if you will," she adds, looking at me, " but I shed tears over my youthful illusions, and I wept, too, for spite, at having been taken for a dupe. - "The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete", Honore de Balzac.
  3. I'll not stay in Benton- not to be pointed at as a dupe. - "Desert Dust", Edwin L. Sabin.