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swindles

noun
plural of swindle

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an instance of the use of dishonest methods to acquire something of value
  • identity theft has become one of the most frequent and feared swindles of our time

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swindles

verb
present tense third-person singular of swindle

Synonyms of swindles (Entry 2 of 2)

to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • hundreds of people were swindled out of their savings, and all they had to show for it were fake land deeds

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“Swindles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/swindles. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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