swindle, humbug, con, wrench, sham, hoax, cheat, graft, deceit, spoof, scam


: The two men swindled the company out of $160,000.

*: He means that he has sold out to the parliamentary humbugs and the bourgeoisie. Compromise! that is his faith.

*: ‘A Merry Christmas, uncle! God save you!’ cried a cheerful voice. It was the voice of Scrooge’s nephew, who came upon him so quickly that this was the first intimation he had of his approach.

*: ‘Bah!’ said Scrooge, ‘Humbug!’

*: Fixedly did look / Upon the muddy waters which he conned / As if he had been reading in a book.

*: I did not come into Parliament to con my lesson.

*: The hawk rested on a crag of the gorge and conned the terrain with a fierce and frowning eye.

*: Of Muses Hobbinol, I conne no skill

: pros and cons

*: Mon mai longe liues wene; / Ac ofte him liedh the wrench.

*: With a wrench, which threw his victim back upon the bed as though hurled from a height, he turned and sprang at us.

: rfquotek|Francis Bacon

: With a surge of adrenaline, she wrenched the car door off and pulled out the injured man.

: Be careful not to wrench your ankle walking along those loose stones!

: The plumber wrenched the pipes until they came loose.

: It was only a sham wedding: they didnt care much for one another but wanted their parents to stop hassling them.

*: They scorned the sham independence proffered to them by the Athenians.

: The time-share deal was a sham.

: A con-man must be skilled in the arts of sham and deceit.

*: Fooled and shammed into a conviction.

*: We must have a care that we do not ... sham fallacies upon the world for current reason.

: My brother flunked biology because he cheated on his mid-term.

: My husband cheated on me with his secretary.

: He cheated death when his car collided with a moving train.

: I feel as if Ive cheated fate.

: My ex-wife cheated me out of $40,000.

: He cheated his way into office.

*: I am subject to a tyrant, a sorcerer, that by his cunning hath cheated me of this island.

: rfquotek|Sir Walter Scott

*: to cheat winter of its dreariness

*: When I consider life, tis all a cheat.

: 1717 Eloisa to Abelard. And graft my love immortal on thy fame! — [[w:Alexander Pope|Alexander Pope]]

: The whole conversation was merely a deceit.

*: On Broadway, where it opened in 1949, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes was a spoof of the madcap Twenties which gave Carol Channing her first starring role; on the screen, it was an up-to-date spoof of sex which gave Marilyn Monroe her first starring role in a musical.

*: The final piece of the country puzzle is found at the corner of Brisbane Street and Kable Avenue, where the Hands of Fame cornerstone bears the palm-prints of more country greats. A glorious spoof, the Noses of Fame memorial, can be savoured over a beer at the Tattersalls Hotel on Peel Street.

*: His most recent art project, ‘Consuming Desire’, explored men?s relationship with pornography, using invisible art strategies (a spoof sex shop and a spoof porn CD-ROM), media interventions (TV/ radio and press exposure), and therapeutic work with men addicted to pornography.

*: Below left: Despite appearances, Hajime Furukawa?s wacky I Don?t Like Friday was never aimed at children, but ran as a spoof sex-education English course in Business Jump.

*: Her best film is generally considered to be Bombshell (1933), in which she spoofed her own career as a Hollywood sex goddess.

*: However, MULTOPS assumes that packet rates between two hosts are proportional and the IP addresses are not spoofed.

*: In fact they are more important, because identities in the online world can be easily spoofed....You may have heard that a digital certificate prevents such identity spoofing.

: That marketing scheme looks like a scam to me.

: They tried to scam her out of her [[savings]].

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