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Word: cozen

Definition: cheat; hoodwink; swindle


More Vocab Words

::: tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
::: crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
::: scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
::: acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
::: coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
::: exult - rejoice
::: errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
::: unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
::: martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
::: ferment - agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)