flimflam


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Synonyms for flimflam

an act of cheating

to get money or something else from by deceitful trickery

Synonyms for flimflam

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

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A thoughtful sceptic, enemy of hucksterism and paranormal flimflam, and gifted magician.
On Twitter, Theroux said: "RIP Paul Daniels, a thoughtful skeptic, enemy of hucksterism and paranormal flimflam, and gifted magician.
Yesterday Louis said: "RIP Paul Daniels, a thoughtful sceptic, enemy of hucksterism and paranormal flimflam, and a gifted magician.
Trump belongs in a carnival, the consummate flimflam man.
Heads should have rolled at NOAA and NASA over this fraud, but no such luck; they would return again and again to serve up more AGW flimflam, as we will see below.
But when one digs beneath the flimflam and the verbal pledges -- with the exception of a joint missile defence system and a promise that deliveries of US weapons would be fast-tracked -- the recent Camp David Summit delivered few tangible benefits.
But when one digs beneath the flimflam and the verbal pledges, the recent Camp David Summit delivered few tangible benefits.
Emirates President Tim Clark called the assertions "bluster and flimflam," Etihad Airways said it's reviewing the evidence, and Qatar Airways had no comment.
The 'spending power' flimflam was devised in 2010-11, following the Coalition's ideological decision to reduce the budget deficit largely but selectively through public spending cuts.
That last picture is pure flimflam, or, as Alt himself puts it, a "parallel reality.
He breached patients' trust in his flimflam scheme," she said.
The losing pitcher was Clay Buchholz, the Red Sox flighty righty who has turned into a flimflam artist, the master of bait and switch marketing.
Much of the promised financial bonanza is never delivered because the partnership between the state and the gambling industry is a flimflam played on the public.
Orphaned at an early age, he is apprenticed to an itinerant barber surgeon (Stellan Skarsgard), the medieval equivalent of a snake oil salesman, flimflam man, and healer all rolled into one.
The flimflam and double standards of Netanyahu are clear for everyone to see and need little examination.