Deception - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Deception.

CON
HOAX
LIE
SHAM
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CON
  1. deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
  2. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
  3. an argument opposed to a proposal
  4. a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
  5. in opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc.; "much was written pro and con"
  6. commit to memory; learn by heart; "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"
HOAX
  1. subject to a playful hoax or joke
  2. something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
LIE
  1. be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position;
  2. originate (in);
  3. a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
  4. be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
  5. position or manner in which something is situated
  6. have a place in relation to something else;
  7. Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
  8. be and remain in a particular state or condition
SHAM
  1. something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
  2. make believe with the intent to deceive;
  3. a person who makes deceitful pretenses
  4. make a pretence of; "She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"; "he feigned sleep"
  5. adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"
  6. False
Clue Database Last Updated: 18/07/2018 9:00am

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