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fakir

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1 a dishonest person who uses clever means to cheat others out of something of value
  • a traveling carnival that was run by fakirs preying on small-town rubes

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2 one who makes false claims of identity or expertise
  • a fakir peddling patent medicines that were mostly liquor and sugar

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The first known use of fakir was in 1609

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“Fakir.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fakir. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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