fraud

Part of speech: noun

Deceitful dealing; craft; trickery.

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Usage examples "fraud":

  1. It should bring five or six thousand dollars, even if he had to accept the fraud and make the best of it. - "The Hidden Places", Bertrand W. Sinclair.
  2. Only by so doing may he be protected against error or fraud. - "Community Civics and Rural Life", Arthur W. Dunn.
  3. Now he will be full of anxiety, he knows his fraud is discovered, that there is some one who has reason to suspect his intentions, some one who may not hesitate to betray his secret. - "The Adventures of a Special Correspondent", Jules Verne.