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chisel

verb

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to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • ruthlessly chiseled other students out of their lunch money

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The first known use of chisel was in the 14th century

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“Chisel.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/chisel. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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