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Word: cozen

Definition: cheat; hoodwink; swindle


More Vocab Words

::: ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
::: scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
::: flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
::: amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
::: intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
::: misconduct - immoral behavior; bad management; V.
::: obsequy - funeral ceremony
::: exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
::: glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
::: tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road