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Word: swindler

Definition: cheater


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?

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