dupery

Definitions of dupery
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n something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

Synonyms:
fraud, fraudulence, hoax, humbug, put-on
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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