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Noun
An instance of deceiving or tricking someone
“Too bad they are catering to a con artist's conceit.”
Noun
A person convicted as a criminal and serving a prison sentence
Noun
A disadvantage of something, especially when contrasted with its advantages (pros)
Verb
To rob by the use of trickery or threats
“His exceptional skills at grifting combined with his good looks have allowed him to believe that he can con anybody.”
Verb
To commit to memory
“… usually candidates con their entire campaign speech, right down to the jokes they supposedly ad-lib.”
Verb
To cause to believe what is untrue
“… tried to con me into thinking that he had actually won the lottery.”
Verb
“… seemed to be conning his face for any sign of uncertainty.”
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