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confidence game

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A swindle in which the victim is defrauded after his or her confidence has been won.

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  • noun A swindle in which the mark, or victim, is defrauded after his or her trust has been won.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

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