dupery

Definitions of dupery
  1. noun
    something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
    synonyms: fraud, fraudulence, hoax, humbug, put-on
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    types:
    goldbrick
    anything that is supposed to be valuable but turns out to be worthless
    type of:
    chicane, chicanery, guile, shenanigan, trickery, wile
    the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
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