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cheated

verb
past tense of cheat

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1 to use dishonest methods to achieve a goal
  • students who cheat on tests end up never knowing anything

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2 to be sexually unfaithful
  • he suspects that his girlfriend is cheating on him

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3 to fall short in satisfying the expectation or hope of
  • the daredevil survived his plunge over the falls with barely a scratch, having cheated death once again

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4 to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • a despicable confidence man who heartlessly cheated elderly people out of their savings

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“Cheated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cheated. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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