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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v. - Cheat or trick; Act with artful deceit; Be false to..

Usage examples (35)
  • Do not let a flaunting woman coax and cozen and deceive you: she is after your barn.
  • I would cozen the man of his wife and do his service.
  • Of nice decoys vich I am sure the shyest birds vill cozen.
  • He that would cozen a Scot, mun get oope betimes, and take Old for more
Tutoring comment
  • Unfortunately, it was my "cousin" (your aunt's or uncle's child) who wanted to "cozen" (cheat or deceive) me.
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