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Synonyms for con

Synonyms for con

to apply one's mind to the acquisition or production of knowledge

to commit to memory

Synonyms for con

an argument opposed to a proposal

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a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison

a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

in opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc.

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References in classic literature ?
I am con- fident that it is essentially true in all its statements; that nothing has been set down in malice, nothing exaggerated, nothing drawn from the imagination; that it comes short of the reality, rather than over- states a single fact in regard to SLAVERY AS IT IS.
It is possible that a very con- siderable number of people in London stuck to their houses through Monday morning.
The brigade was formed in line of battle, and after a pause started slowly through the woods in the rear of the receding skirmishers, who were con- tinually melting into the scene to appear again farther on.
It might have been con- nected with the philanthropic desire of giving the crim- inals something to do.
All day long, at sea or in harbour, he could be seen walking hastily up and down the after- deck, wearing an intense, spiritually rapt ex- pression, which was caused by a perpetual con- sciousness of unpleasant physical sensations in his internal economy.