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cheatverb act dishonestly, be cunning, be dishonest, befool, beguile, betray, break faith, commit breach of trust, cozen, deceive, defalcate, defraud, deprive of dishonestly, dissemble, dupe, embezzle, fraudare, ignore ethics, lack honesty, obtain money by false pretenses, pettifog, play false, practice chicanery, practice fraud, prevaricate, purloin, represent falsely, sharp, swindle
Associated concepts: cheating by false weights and meassres, false pretenses, larceny
See also: betray, bilk, copy, deceive, deception, defalcate, defraud, delude, dupe, ensnare, fake, feign, hoax, hoodwink, illude, imposture, inveigle, knavery, maneuver, mislead, mulct, overreach, palter, peculate, pretend, pretense, pretext, purloin, ruse, shirk, stratagem