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fraudulent
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
intentional deception — usually for financial gain or ego
  • There would have been no harm, if the ludicrous had not become the tragic—and the fraudulent.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (3% in)
  • Of course, you know, he's an old fool and a pompous fraud who oils his way into everything and..."
    1.4 — Part 1 Chapter 4 (47% in)
  • The A.G.A. issued a dignified statement denouncing the Stoddard Temple as a spiritual and artistic fraud.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (20% in)
  • They made a lot of noise and sold snares to a lot of wealthy suckers—it was just a huge fraud.
    4.1 — Part 4 Chapter 1 (67% in)
  • And may we be damned if greatness must reach us through fraud!
    4.1 — Part 4 Chapter 1 (80% in)
  • Monadnock Valley is a fraud—but not merely a financial one.
    4.1 — Part 4 Chapter 1 (86% in)
  • But he knew that Gordon L. Prescott and Gus Webb represented so impertinent, so vicious a fraud that to suspend the evidence of his eyes was beyond his elastic capacity.
    4.7 — Part 4 Chapter 7 (15% in)
  • This was the greatest fraud ever perpetrated on mankind.
    4.18 — Part 4 Chapter 18 (60% in)
  • By this fraud they were made to destroy the ego, themselves and others.
    4.18 — Part 4 Chapter 18 (71% in)
  • The purpose of the fraud was to destroy the creators.
    4.18 — Part 4 Chapter 18 (72% in)

There are no more uses of "fraudulent" in The Fountainhead.

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