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cheat (verb), cheats; cheated; cheating
1. To deceive, to defraud, to swindle, or to attempt to take something in an illegal manner: "One of the first lessons the students learned was that cheating on their homework or on their tests would result in failing grades."

"Bert's neighbor was caught cheating on his taxes."

2. To take advantage of others by lying or breaking a rule: "The store was caught cheating its customers with false advertising."
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(Latin: cheat, swindle; to defraud with deceptions or delusions)
(hoodwink, deceive, cheat; believed to be from hocus pocus which is probably from a pseudo Latin phrase: hax pax max Deus adimax, that was used by traveling conjurers to impress their audiences)