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hornswoggle

verb

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to cause to believe what is untrue
  • I think we've been hornswoggled by that carnival barker

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The first known use of hornswoggle was in 1877

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“Hornswoggle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hornswoggle. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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