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To cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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“His exceptional skills at grifting combined with his good looks have allowed him to believe that he can con anybody.”
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To learn by heart, or commit to memory
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To deceive or fool someone
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To look over scrutinizingly
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To let someone down, especially with regards to an obligation or duty
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To fondle, kid, pet, tease
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To plan or control the position and course of
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To acquire new information or skill
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Have a view of from above
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To express one's opinions in terms which admit of different senses, with intent to deceive
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To study intensively over a short period of time just before an examination
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To acquire knowledge on an issue
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Steal, deprive
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Give a false or misleading account of the nature of
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Quell the anger, agitation, or excitement of
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To harass (someone) persistently for or to do something
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To (excessively) boast about one's accomplishments, qualities, or possessions
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To obtain, arrange, or achieve by indirect, complicated or intensive efforts
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Catch, snare; trick
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Plural for an instance of deceiving or tricking someone
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“Too bad they are catering to a con artist's conceit.”
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Plural for a person found guilty of a criminal offence and serving a sentence of imprisonment
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Plural for a disadvantage of something, especially when contrasted with its advantages (pros)
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Plural for an adjustable loop of rope, such as the one placed around the neck in hangings, or the one at the end of a lasso
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Plural for equivocation
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Plural for the separation, alignment or orientation of something into two opposed poles
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Plural for a thing that persuades or leads someone to do something
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Plural for a large meeting or conference, especially of members of a political party or a particular profession or group
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Plural for great subtlety and tact in handling or manipulating people or difficult situations
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Plural for one's opponent in a contest, conflict, or dispute
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