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cozen


cozen

verb

Definition of COZEN

1
to cause to believe what is untrue <cozened several elderly ladies into believing that he was intending marriage>
Antonyms undeceive
2
to rob by the use of trickery or threats <cozened scores of people by persuading them to hand over funds that he would invest>

March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
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