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To cheat or trick someone - synonyms and related words

shanghai

verb

to trick or force someone into doing something

rip off

to cheat someone, especially by charging them too much money for something

deceive

verb

to trick someone by behaving in a dishonest way

trick

verb

to make someone believe something that is not true

cheat

verb

to treat someone dishonestly

string along

to make someone continue believing something that is false for a long time, especially something about your intentions or beliefs

swindle

verb

to cheat someone in order to get their money

dupe

verb

to trick someone into believing something that is not true or into doing something that is stupid or illegal

entrap

verb

to trick someone into doing something wrong

snare

verb

to trick someone into an unpleasant situation that they cannot escape from

JOMO

… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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brain fade

a temporary inability to think clearly or remember information

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