(Latin: in vain, in error; to deceive, to disappoint)
2. Wrongfully taking something without the knowledge or consent of the owner; to cheat; such as, to defraud a man of his property rights after years of mortgage payments.
2. A descriptive term for deceit, falsehoods, or trickery to obtain money, an object, rights, or anything of value belonging to another person or other people.
Acts of fraud tend to involve the results of vote counts to bring about a desired election outcome, whether by increasing the vote share of the favored candidate, depressing the vote share of the rival candidates, or both.
2. Deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage over someone or others.
3. Intentional deception resulting in injury to another person.
4. A person who makes deceitful pretenses.
5. The crime of obtaining money or some other benefit by deliberate deception.
6. Someone who deliberately deceives somebody else, usually for financial gain.
7. Something that is intended to deceive people: "She wrote a news story that was subsequently exposed as a fraud."
8. Etymology: "criminal deception" from about 1345, from Old French fraude; from Latin fraudem, fraus, "deceit, injury."
2. A fraudulent or duplicitous representation; such as, a claim of fraudulence.
3. Something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage over others.
2. Characterized by, constituting, or gained by fraud; such as, fraudulent business practices.
3. Etymology: Middle English, from Old French, from Latin fraudulentus, from fraus, fraud, "deceit".
You can not please the entire world.
2. To make a person feel disappointed, exasperated, or weary because he or she is unable to accomplish certain goals or desires: The results of Judy's math test turned out to be very poor and so it frustrated her very much because she had studied so hard and so long to get a good grade.
3. To cause feelings of discouragement or bafflement: Susan tried again and again to solve the jigsaw puzzle, but it frustrated and confused her even though she worked on it so persistently!
4. To make ineffectual or invalid; to nullify: The failure of passing her final exam frustrated Evelyn’s hopes of passing her history class, so she had to take the subject over again!
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2. Anyone who disappoints or thwarts the efforts of someone who is trying to accomplish a goal or purpose.
2. A feeling of annoyance at being hindered or criticized.
3. The motivational and/or affective state resulting from being blocked, thwarted, disappointed or defeated.
4. Lexicomedy: Trying to find your glasses without your glasses.
2. A situation preventing realization or attainment of a desire.