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fraud

 
 
pronunciation:
frawd
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the use of lies or tricks to cheat or take advantage of in a way that is often against the law.
The dishonest salesman went to jail for committing fraud.
synonyms:
swindle
similar words:
deception
definition 2: a person who uses tricks or lies to get something; fake.
The woman who says she can tell your future is really a fraud.
synonyms:
cheat
similar words:
crook, impostor, quack, rogue