Sentences Containing 'swindler'
Dost thou not see--shortsighted being that thou art, and unlucky mortal that I am!--that if they perceive thee to be a coarse clown or a dull blockhead, they will suspect me to be some impostor or swindler?
He became a deputy U.S. marshal and once took custody of swindler Oscar Hartzell.
Pepero also encounters such sinister characters as a swindler who convinces people that he alone can prevent the wrath of a mountain god in return for money from the natives and a girl who tries to kill them off in a maze among others.
The court ruled that the manuscript might discourage people from buying Hubbard's books by convincing them he was a swindler, and that copyright law protects rather than forbids this kind of criticism.
At this time, Lung becomes a swindler with Aunt Eleven swindling tourists, but they did not expect that the tourists were actually triad members which then Aunt Eleven becomes threatened.
His "New York Times" colleague John J. O'Connor described him as "the eldest son of the oil-rich Ewing family..." who is "...a sadistic bully and a swindler" that "captured the public's imagination".
Christie was general counsel for an organization called the Canadian Free Speech League (CFSL), which has presented its "George Orwell Award" to controversial figures including BC columnist Doug Collins, who authored an article titled "Swindler's List" attacking Steven Spielberg's Holocaust film "Schindler's List".
In 2009, it was revealed that the couple had been defrauded by Texan swindler Allen Stanford.
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caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
judicious - sound on judgment; wise
depravity - extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor