crook

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Synonyms for crook

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Soon Elena is delving into a murky world of money, crookery, control freaks and sadistic kidnappers, though her quest is not made easier by the fact that her former police colleagues all hate her for her past sins.
Goaded by a mix of family loyalty and disgust at plutocratic sharp practice, Gilbert Chesterton lost his sense of proportion and treated this smelly little saga of political crookery as though it were one of the turning points in English history.
But it wasn't all graft - some of the police crookery was in the interest of justice, what was called "noble cause" corruption.
We obviously listened, to judge by the rampant gluttony, self-interest, hypocrisy and crookery that has been revived over the past 20 years.
The Continental strain of crookery, if it ever found its way here, would be a virus that would destroy the innards of our football and almost empty our grounds - as it has done at times in recent years for the game in Portugal, Hungary, Poland and Greece.
Peter Foster, who has ruined many lives over the years with his devious crookery, promptly set about using the Blair name to get a massive cut in the asking prices.