dishonest


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Synonyms for dishonest

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given to or marked by deliberate concealment or misrepresentation of the truth

marked by dishonesty, especially in matters of public trust

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capable of being corrupted

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thou desperate Object," cried the Dishonest Gain; "these beautiful private grounds are no place for such work as thine."
"Then thou art a happy man," said the Dishonest Gain, "and thy bleeding head is but mere dissembling.
"Dishonest!" replied Partridge, "heaven forbid I should wrong your honour so much!
He does not call it a dishonest action but 'the impulse of a noble despair'; 'a negation'; or the devil knows what!
SOCRATES: And the non-acquisition of gold and silver in a dishonest manner for oneself or another, or in other words the want of them, may be equally virtue?
Is it nothing to trifle with your friend's feelings and mine - to endeavour to steal a woman's affections from her husband - what he values more than his gold, and therefore what it is more dishonest to take?
"He doesn't want the money, it is work he wants, though it is beastly work--dull country, dishonest natives, an eternal fidget over fresh water and food.
That would be dishonest, that would be false, that would be deceiving myself and others.
Insurers detected 469,000 fraudulent and dishonest claims last year - including those from a preacher and a fridge engineer.
The Association of British Insurers said PS1.2billion was claimed in 98,000 fraudulent applications and 371,000 dishonest applications - up five per cent on 2017.
An MPTS report said: "The tribunal determined the General Medical Council (which brought the case against Dr Waugh) had not adduced sufficient evidence to prove Dr Waugh made the payments and that her actions were dishonest in that she knew she was not entitled to the payments.
Allegations are there that some dishonest employees of the district passport office take bribe of Tk 1000 from an applicant.
Summary: New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): Reliance Group on Sunday dismissed Congress president Rahul Gandhi's claim that Anil Ambani is "a dishonest businessman and crony capitalist." Gandhi's claims are "patently untrue statements," said a spokesperson of Reliance Group.
In relationships, family or business or political or whatever, if you are dishonest or known to be dishonest, you cannot be trusted.
Leaving Your Work Silos in Place Can Contribute to Dishonest Company Culture