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A person who behaves dishonestly in order to gain an advantage
“He's nothing but a rotten cheat.”
A fraud or deception
To defraud
“The practice becomes illegal when done surreptitiously to cheat the consumer or defraud the taxman.”
Frustrate, thwart
“A family of five today told how they cheated death when a gas blast ripped through their York home on Christmas Day.”
Be sexually unfaithful
“I didn't cheat on anyone, or date someone else to gain what I wanted.”
To be sexually unfaithful
“… he suspects that his girlfriend is cheating on him.”
To fall short in satisfying the expectation or hope of
“… the daredevil survived his plunge over the falls with barely a scratch, having cheated death once again.”
To violate rules in order to gain advantage from a situation
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