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skunked

verb
past tense of skunk

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3 to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • unwilling to let suppliers skunk him, the restaurant owner inspected every shipment before signing off on it

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“Skunked.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/skunked. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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