Definition: a deception for profit to yourself
Definition: the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
Usage: that book is a fraud
Definition: someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
Definition: weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
Definition: weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
Definition: defeat someone through trickery or deceit
Definition: deprive somebody of something by deceit
Usage: The con-man beat me out of $50; This salesman ripped us off!; we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme; They chiseled me out of my money
Definition: engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
Usage: Who's chiseling on the side?
Definition: be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
Usage: She cheats on her husband; Might her husband be wandering?