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1‘by the time the imposture had been discovered the real prince had fled’
misrepresentation, pretence, deceit, deception, duping, cheating, trickery, artifice, subterfuge
hoax, trick, ruse, dodge, blind, wile
fraudulence, fraud, swindling
informal con, con trick, scam, sting, flimflam, kidology
British informal wheeze
Irish informal codology
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