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21 Cards in this Set

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pretext
n - an excuse, pretense, or false reason put forth to hide a real motive
pretension
n - a claim or a declaration whose truth may be questioned
bewitch
to fascinate, charm or cast a spell over
intrigue
n - a secret r underhanded plot or scheme
v - to arouse curiosity or interest
inveigle
v - to win over or entice by trickery or deception
fraudulent
adj - deceiful, false, or based on or obtained by fraud
humbug
n - a hoax, fraud, or sham; an impostor or dishonest person
cozen
v - to cheat r beguile, or to bring about by crafty dishonesty
dupe
v - to fool, trick, or deceive; a victim of deception
gull
v - to cheat, trick or delude; a peson easily tricked or cheated
cozen
v - to cheat r beguile, or to bring about by crafty dishonesty
dupe
v - to fool, trick, or decieve; a victim of deception
gull
v - to cheat, trick, or delude; a person easily tricked or cheated
guile
n - deceit, treachery, or cunning
guile
n - deceit, treachery, or cunning
strategem
n - a deception, scheme, or trick
subterfuge
n - a deception or artifice used to conceal, avoid, or escape something difficult or unpleasant
collusion
n - a conspiracy or secret agreement for a fraudulent purpose
calumny
n - slander, or a milicious falsehood about another person
traduce
v - to slander, defame or speak maliciously of.
credulity
n - readiness of belief, especially on slight evidence