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fraudulent
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • His whole theory is a fraud!
  • Your brother Ivan writes theological articles in joke, for some idiotic, unknown motive of his own, though he’s an atheist, and he admits it’s a fraud himself—that’s your brother Ivan.
  • But in my soul I have a profound contempt for the classics and all that fraud….
  • So what can one call it but a fraud?
  • Medicine’s a fraud!
  • "Why ’fraud’?"
  • While I have that money on me, he said, I am a scoundrel, not a thief, for I can always go to my insulted betrothed, and, laying down half the sum I have fraudulently appropriated, I can always say to her, ’You see, I’ve squandered half your money, and shown I am a weak and immoral man, and, if you like, a scoundrel’ (I use the prisoner’s own expressions), ’but though I am a scoundrel, I am not a thief, for if I had been a thief, I shouldn’t have brought you back this half of the…
  • You must admit that medicine is a fraud, Karamazov," cried Kolya warmly.

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  • She stole money by filing a fraudulent insurance claim.
  • She was convicted of a fraudulent home loan scheme.

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