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Synonyms for befooling

derision of someone or something as foolish or absurd or inconsistent

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They are trying to divert public attention by increasing high inflationary prices and befooling it," he added.
Islamabad -- National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested Qazi Mohammad Naeem of Islamic Investment Company Limited for befooling people on the name of Islam and looting millions of rupees from them.
Treasury benches and Opposition are befooling innocent masses by receiving aid through the KLB Act, which is a great threat to the sovereignty of the country," he said.
Peshawar -- NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday arrested Badshah Rehman and Naimat Khan for befooling people in the name of Islamic financing by making a fake organisation AlBarakah Investment Company and cheating public at large by looting approximately Rs.
Islamabad -- PTI Central Information Secretary, Shireen Mazari, Sunday, criticized the government for befooling the people once again on the issue of drones.
He said PTI was befooling the people by holding sitins.
The AML leader said the new Taliban leadership has clearly stated that they don't want talks with the government and the government is now befooling the masses in the name of peace talks.
MULTAN -- Pakistan TehreekeInsaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan said on Friday that he would expose and break the 'alliance' of Nawaz Sharif and Asif Ali Zardari, who were plundering national wealth and befooling the nation.
LAHORE -- Provincial law minister Rana Sana Ullah Khan has said Imran Khan white paper is a fool paper and his party has befooled him and now he is befooling the people by presenting this paper.
He pointed out that on one hand, the puppets of India were befooling the people of Kashmir in the name of development under the garb of such farcical polls and on the other, New Delhi was misleading the world community that the Kashmiri people had accepted its rule.
In a statement released here on Thursday, Raja Wajid-ur-Rehman said that the 'agenda for change' given by the Opposition is aimed at befooling the common people.
Hitting hard at pro-India, NC and PDP, the Jamaat ameer said both the parties are befooling people on various pretexts to settle the Kashmir dispute.
He said that Interior Minister is befooling the nation by telling lies continuously.
People are getting killed in terrorist attacks while government is befooling them in the name of talks," he opined.
The army has been involved in non-issues, which aimed befooling people, whose sufferings are going deep day by day.