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Word: bilk

Definition: swindle; cheat

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::: grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
::: tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
::: machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
::: peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
::: disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
::: rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
::: zealot - one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
::: guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
::: clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
::: bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd