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  • The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone
  • She is innocent. She was duped like the rest of us.
  • Their propaganda machine duped the press again.
  • perhaps it is better to wake up after all, even to suffer, rather than to remain a dupe to illusions all one’s life.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening and Selected Short Stories

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  • An unprincipled adventurer—a dishonourable character—a man who preys upon society, and makes easily-deceived people his dupes,
    Charles Dickens  --  The Posthumous Papers Of The Pickwick Club
  • And he set up the drug deal, duping me to think it’s a step up when it was only a step into his trap.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • Not only did she dupe me into believing she still loved me, she actually forced me to implicate myself.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • "At some point the ’rescued’ will figure out they’ve been duped, or the survivors on the outside will.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • EVERYBODY WHO loved me wanted me to be innocent—tricked, duped, all unawares.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • I felt duped, the dim-witted accessory who hadn’t known what was going on.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You

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  • He’d accused me of starting the whole thing, just because Gaea had duped one of my progeny, a boy named Octavian, into plunging the Roman and Greek demigod camps into a civil war that almost destroyed human civilization.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Whoever sent us the message must have been duped as well.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • It was one of those super-duper-cold Saturdays.
    Christopher Paul Curtis  --  The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963
  • She’d managed to dupe the police into thinking she’d committed the murder to get Angel off, but she’d done such a masterful job of it, she might well be convicted.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • The Sea of Flames could have been in the Paris Museum all along—that simpering mineralogist and the assistant director laughing as he slunk away, duped, fooled, inveigled.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • When they have submitted I would propose to hang the leaders and let the poor dupes of Soldiers go.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • The general, offering a "piece," might have been duped himself.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • Don’t you dare dupe yourself into believing that you’re the victim, Sofia Claremont."
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • Always there were fresh dupes waiting to be seduced by him.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Tally glared at Dr. Cable, realizing she’d been duped.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • Aziza was more grim now, as though she’d begun to sense, with each step, that she was being duped.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Fogg’s wager," resumed Fix, "is only a pretext, of which you and the gentlemen of the Reform are dupes.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • Cease, then, to allow yourself to be duped by vain hopes, that even your own excellent heart refuses to believe in.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • These despised themselves, as being the dupes of a wily fraud, a guileful snake in the grass.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • But of course the salesmen she duped always came to their senses and called the police, who eventually tracked her down.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • dupe-husband!
    Edmond Rostand  --  Cyrano de Bergerac
  • I could endure it all, ill-usage, solitude, a life of deception, everything, as long as I could still cling to the hope that I had his love, but now I know that in this also I have been his dupe and his tool.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • Be the dupe of the infinite!
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • They were being duped somehow.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • Yet I would have told you how I was duped!
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • A woman who could betray me for such a rival was not worth contending for; she deserved only scorn; less, however, than I, who had been her dupe.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • —Poor Harriet! to be a second time the dupe of her misconceptions and flattery.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • "I call this ’duping delight,’ the thrill you get from fooling other people."
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • The duped Don Quixote did not miss a single stroke of the count, and he found that together with those of the night before they made up three thousand and twenty-nine.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • And they, who were at once your dupes and your deceivers, they listened and voiced their loud approval, in dread of ever letting you discover that they were harboring the same unspoken secret.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • She knew how he felt, but it didn’t matter very much—she wanted Carl to know what was up, how he was being duped.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • I won’t be their dupe, I will answer for it.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • But perhaps it was Dick who had miscalculated, been duped; if so-if it developed that Perry was, after all, only an "ordinary punk"-then "the party" was over, the months of planning were wasted, there was nothing to do but turn and go.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • ’Listen to what I say!’ she said; ’and reserve your false arts for your dupes.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • ’No, I knew this valve wouldn’t work if I left a part out,’ Orr answered, glowing with cranberry-red elation because he had just duped Yossarian again.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • A retinue of small boys passed, a few defiant stragglers, a light truck carried the dupes of accident and defeat.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • He had reached out and killed and had not solved anything, so why not reach inward and kill that which had duped him?
    Richard Wright  --  Native Son
  • However simple Andrey Semyonovitch might be, he began to see that Pyotr Petrovitch was duping him and secretly despising him, and that "he was not the right sort of man."
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • Now we had to shimmy clumsily down instead of just jumping and landing like the amazing super-duper mutants we were.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • And that is why you wrong us, Mr. Hovstad, in enticing my husband away from his home and making a dupe of him in all this.
    Henrik Ibsen  --  An Enemy of the People
  • It seemed to me that what the nine hundred and ninety-four dupes needed was a new deal.
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
  • Or is it that from being a deluder of others he has become at last his own dupe as he is, if report belie him not, his own and his only enjoyer?
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • "The years that are gone seem like dreams—if one might go on sleeping and dreaming—but to wake up and find—oh! well! perhaps it is better to wake up after all, even to suffer, rather than to remain a dupe to illusions all one’s life."
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • Chicharr6n, not to be outdone, asked for a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich, with all the trims, and a super-duper banana split.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • Do you think I’m a fool to be duped by you?
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
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