practice upon one's credulity

practice upon one's credulity
index delude

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • delude — I verb be cunning, befool, beguile, bluff, cause error, cheat, cozen, create a false impression, cully, dazzle, deceive, decoy, defraud, deludere, dissemble, dupe, falsify, fool, give a false idea, give a false impression, gull, hoax, hoodwink,… …   Law dictionary

  • deception — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Misrepresentation Nouns 1. (act of deceiving) deception, deceptiveness; falseness, falsehood, untruth; imposition, imposture, misinformation, disinformation; fraud, fraudulence, deceit, deceitfulness,… …   English dictionary for students

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