flimflam

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flimflam

noun a pack of lies, artifice, befooling, bluffing, calculated deception, circumvention, deceiving, deception, deceptiveness, defrauding, delusion, delusiveness, dupery, empty talk, enmeshment, ensnarement, fallaciousness, falseness, falsity, fiction, fooling, fraud, illusion, legal fiction, mirage, pretense, prevarication, trickery, trumped-up story, willful misconception
Associated concepts: bunco, confidence games, fraud
See also: bunko, falsification, ruse
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Based on actual events, the drama has Cheryl playing a woman who flimflammed her way into the society of a town - then killed her husband.
Those two smartass disk jockeys who flimflammed that newspaper in the Pacific Northwest not long ago are probably pretty proud of themselves.