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dupe
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

4 uses
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Definition
to fool someone; or the person fooled — especially if tricked into doing something
  • Cease, then, to allow yourself to be duped by vain hopes, that even your own excellent heart refuses to believe in.
    Chapters 17-18 (61% in)
  • Thus the Genoese, subtle as he was, was duped by Edmond, in whose favor his mild demeanor, his nautical skill, and his admirable dissimulation, pleaded.
    Chapters 22-23 (62% in)
  • There is a dupe somewhere.
    Chapters 55-56 (91% in)
  • "He is worn out," said Debray; "besides, he could not well appear in public, since he has been the dupe of the Cavalcanti, who, it appears, presented themselves to him with false letters of credit, and cheated him out of 100,000 francs upon the hypothesis of this principality."
    Chapters 109-110 (39% in)

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