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Noun
The act or process of charging excessively
“It was found that chicken sellers were indulging in the fleecing of customers as they were selling their chickens at exorbitant prices.”
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The action or fact of treating someone unfairly in order to benefit from their work
Verb
Exploiting someone for one's personal gain
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Present participle for to shear, especially the fleece from (a sheep or other animal)
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“We only have a few days to fleece all the sheep.”
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Present participle for to cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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“Her appearance as the conwoman trying to fleece lovelorn Fred of his money brought a variety of further TV offers.”
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Present participle for to extort something, especially money, from someone by putting them under strong pressure
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Present participle for exploit or defraud by taking small amounts of money over a period of time
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Present participle for to loot or plunder by force
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Present participle for to strip the blubber or skin from, as from a whale, seal, etc.
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Present participle for to impoverish or financially ruin
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Present participle for to deprive someone of their assets or possessions
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