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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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Capitalism faces an environmental barrier which cannot be flimflammed.
The national interest," "the domino theory," "national honor"--for eight more excruciating years, we were flimflammed and hoodwinked and harangued and preachified--but nobody could ever explain with any credibility why we were fighting a war in Vietnam.
Lyndon Johnson flimflammed the press in 1968 when he released a poll that showed him leading four Republicans in New York state.
He was just one of about 150 prominent individuals and 180 institutions flimflammed out of more than $100 million by Bennett.
If in his confirmation hearing Gates had admitted that he knew of the finding back in 1986, he would be confessing that he stood by as Casey flimflammed the body whose approval Gates is now trying to win.