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Synonyms for Bunco (same or very similar meaning)

WordNet sense 1 (deprive of by deceit):
con, defraud, diddle, goldbrick, mulct, rook, scam, swindle, victimize, nobble, short-change, hornswoggle, gip

WordNet sense 2 (a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property):
bunko, flimflam, hustle, sting, bunco game, bunko game, confidence game, confidence trick, con game

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