cozen :

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  • v  be false to; be dishonest with
  • v  act with artful deceit
  • v  cheat or trick
    He cozened the money out of the old man

  • The past perfect tense gives way to the present imperative now -- because there's a dogfight among the four middle-aged men whose tough job it is to cozen the consumer.
  • The purpose of all this red-carpeting: to cozen Iran away from its allies in the Baghdad Pact.
  • The story that should make the play go makes it stop whether Waltzing Dan can cozen a long-ignored son (Orson Bean) into giving him houseroom to die in.
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  • Cozen O'Connor Same-Sex Marriage Case Back on
    A federal judge in Philadelphia has reinstated to an active docket a case involving whether the parents or former wife of a deceased female Cozen O'Connor partner are entitled to her profit-sharing plan benefits.
    July 20, 2013 -

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