One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘convicts could bamboozle prison chaplains into believing that they had reformed’
trick, deceive, delude, hoodwink, mislead, take in, dupe, fool, double-cross
cheat, defraud, swindle, outwit, outmanoeuvre, catch out, gull, hoax, beguile
con, bilk, diddle, rook, put one over on, pull a fast one on, pull the wool over someone's eyes, take for a ride, lead up the garden path, spoof, shaft, do, have, gyp, flimflam
North American sucker, snooker, goldbrick, give someone a bum steer
Australian pull a swifty on
rare cozen, chicane, sell, illude
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