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fraudulent

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Definition intentional deception — usually for financial gain or ego
  • She stole money by filing a fraudulent insurance claim.
fraudulent = intended to deceive
  • She is a fraud.
  • fraud = someone who deceives others
  • She was convicted of a fraudulent home loan scheme.
  • fraudulent = intended to deceive
  • It was a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes.
  • I had never encountered a being who deliberately perpetrated fraud against himself.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • fraud = intentional deception
  • These uncles of yourn ain't no uncles at all; they're a couple of frauds—regular dead-beats.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • frauds = people who deceive others
  • It is because your husband is himself fraudulent and dishonest that we pair so well together.
    Oscar Wilde  --  An Ideal Husband
  • fraudulent = intentionally dishonest to trick people
  • They had the cheek, them frauds!
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • frauds = people who deceive others
  • So now the frauds reckoned they was out of danger, and they begun to work the villages again.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • frauds = people who deceive others
  • Well, everybody WAS in a state of mind now, and they sings out: "The whole BILIN' of 'm 's frauds!"
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • frauds = intentional deception — usually for financial gain or ego
  • —and very convenient, too, for a fraud that's got to make signs, and ain't learnt how.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • fraud = someone who deceives others
  • Preacher be hanged, he's a fraud and a liar.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • fraud = someone who deceives others
  • ...but if THESE two ain't frauds, I am an idiot, that's all.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • frauds = people who deceive others
  • The doctor says: "Neighbors, I don't know whether the new couple is frauds or not;"
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • frauds = people who deceive others
  • If these men ain't frauds, they won't object to sending for that money and letting us keep it till they prove they're all right—ain't that so?
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • frauds = people who deceive others
  • I see how maybe I could get me and Jim rid of the frauds; get them jailed here, and then leave.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • frauds = people who deceive others
  • "Well," I says, "it's a rough gang, them two frauds, and I'm fixed so I got to travel with them a while longer, whether I want to or not—"
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • frauds = people who deceive others
  • I says to myself, shall I go to that doctor, private, and blow on these frauds?
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • frauds = people who deceive others
  • You're a fraud, that's what you are!
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • fraud = someone who deceives others
  • And everybody crowded up with the tears in their eyes, and most shook the hands off of them frauds, saying all the time: "You DEAR good souls!"
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
frauds = people who deceive others

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