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- v. to put off by evasion
- v. to fraudulently dispose of goods
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- v. sell as genuine, sell with the intention to deceive
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However, it was more difficult to leave the Forum area than Quintus Nonius had counted on, for every few feet he was stopped and warmly congratulated; a natural courtesy could not allow him to fob off his well-wishers, so he lingered in a forced detention, beaming and bowing, shaking a hundred hands.