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Words used to describe dishonest people and behaviour

sketchy

adjective

dishonest or not reliable

clever

adjective

good at achieving what you want, especially by using unusual or slightly dishonest methods

dubious

adjective

not completely good, safe, or honest

corrupt

adjective

doing dishonest, illegal, or immoral things in order to gain money or power

dishonest

adjective

willing to do things that are not honest, for example tell lies or steal things

cunning

adjective

someone who is cunning uses their intelligence to get what they want, especially by tricking or cheating people

devious

adjective

dishonest and clever

fraudulent

adjective

made with the intention of tricking someone, especially illegally

unscrupulous

adjective

willing to do things that are unfair, dishonest, or illegal

unworthy

adjective

dishonest, or morally wrong

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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