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Fraudulent

The description of a willful act commenced with the Specific Intent to deceive or cheat, in order to cause some financial detriment to another and to engender personal financial gain.

fraudulent

adjective beguiling, bogus, cheating, conniving, contrary to fact, corrupt, crafty, crooked, cunning, deceitful, deceiving, deceptive, delusive, delusory, designing, destitute of good faith, destitute of innegrity, devoid of truth, discreditable, dishonest, disingenuous, disreputable, double-dealing, fake, faked, fallacious, false, falsified, feigned, finagling, furtive, guileful, iniquitous, insidious, meretricious, misleading, not honest, not true, perfidious, perjured, phony, scheming, sham, shifty, sneaky, spurious, surreptitious, treacherous, trickish, tricky, truthless, underhanded, unethical, unfaithful, ungenuine, unreal, unscrupulous, untrue, untrustworthy, untruthful, unvirtuous, void of truth, wanting in probity, wily, without probity, without truth
Associated concepts: fraudulent concealment, fraudulent conveyance, fraudulent intent, fraudulent misrepresentaaion, fraudulent practice, fraudulent preferences, fraudulent representation, fraudulent transfer
Foreign phrases: Dolosus versatur in generalibus.A frauddlent person takes refuge in generalities.
See also: assumed, collusive, colorable, corrupt, deceptive, delusive, dishonest, disingenuous, fallacious, false, feigned, felonious, insidious, larcenous, lying, machiavellian, mendacious, meretricious, perfidious, specious, spurious, tortuous, unfair, unfounded, unscrupulous, untrue, untrustworthy
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