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Noun
A person who behaves dishonestly in order to gain an advantage
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“He's nothing but a rotten cheat.”
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A fraud or deception
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One who purloins
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An unprincipled contemptible person
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One who commits adultery
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Someone who has committed perjury by lying under oath
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Or purloins the words, writings, or ideas of another, and passes them off as his or her own, thus engaging in plagiarism
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One who steals someone's spouse
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A person who fails to fulfil a duty, obligation, or undertaking
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To gain an advantage over or deprive of something by using unfair or deceitful methods
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“The practice becomes illegal when done surreptitiously to cheat the consumer or defraud the taxman.”
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To avoid (something undesirable) by luck or skill
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“A family of five today told how they cheated death when a gas blast ripped through their York home on Christmas Day.”
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To be unfaithful to one's spouse or partner
“I didn't cheat on anyone, or date someone else to gain what I wanted.”
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To fail to fulfil the hopes or expectations of
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To violate rules in order to gain advantage from a situation
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To betray someone that has one's trust
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To do an injustice to
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To steal or misappropriate money that one has been trusted with, especially to steal money from the organisation for which one works
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To commit an offense, especially spiritually or morally
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To make a false show or pretence of
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