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Word: hoodwink

Definition: deceive; delude


More Vocab Words

::: reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
::: anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
::: equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
::: lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
::: reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
::: enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
::: indulgent - humoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence
::: transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
::: Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
::: macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death