fraudulence fraudulence

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a fraudulent or duplicitous representation
  2. (n) the quality of being fraudulent
  3. (n) something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

Usage(s):

  1. It offers the dream of creative fraudulence and the payoff of a frog kissing a princess, if he can only find the right mix of lies and lust.
  2. This world is nothing but a colossal platform of injustice and fraudulence.
  3. According to two new books, their private feelings of fraudulence are shared by an estimated 70% of all successful individuals.

News

  • Notebook: Players, coaches not willing lottery pawns

    The NBA’s draft lottery — the first of its kind in American sports — has taken some of the fraudulence out of the draft process and its potential for jockeying, but not all. Tank talk boils whenever a highly rated draft is anticipated. And as far as drafts go, the 2014 derby has broken the surface of conversation like Moby Dick. Welcome to the comical public dialogue in which broadcast teams and ...
    on November 17, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

Quotes

  1. "It is a pleasurable experience to watch Bill Clinton finally being judged, even by his own party, for the ethical fraudulence that has characterized his entire political career," Webb wrote in the Wall Street Journal that year.
    on Aug 16, 2006 By: James Henry Webb Source: Washington Post

  2. The writer Ian Baruma, writing in the New Yorker, has quipped that Wilders sees "delicacy as a sign of fraudulence."
    on Oct 2, 2008 By: Geert Wilders Source: FrontPage magazine.com

  3. Yet in the end, Sandbrook concludes that Baker's "unorthodox style cannot compensate for the basic mendaciousness, even fraudulence, of this extraordinarily self- righteous book."
    on May 8, 2008 By: Dominic Sandbrook Source: Bloomberg

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