DECEIVE, take in, Machiavellize; defraud, cheat, jockey, do [slang, Eng.], escamoter [F.], cozen, diddle [dial.], nab [slang], chouse [colloq.], bite [colloq.], play one false, bilk, cully, jilt [obs.], pluck [rare], swindle, victimize; abuse; mystify; blind, - ones eyes; blindfold, hoodwink; throw dust into the eyes, keep the word of promise to the ear and break it to the hope [Macbeth].
impose -, practice -, play -, put -, palm -, foist- upon; snatch a verdict; bluff, - off; bunko or bunco, four-flush [slang]; gum [slang, U. S.], spoof [slang], stuff (a ballot box) [U. S.].
CIRCUMVENT, overreach; outreach, outwit, outmaneuver or outmanuvre, steal a march upon, give the go-by to [slang], leave in the lurch.
INSNARE, ensnare; set -, lay- a -trap, - snare- for; bait the hook, forelay [obs.], spread the toils, lime; decoy, waylay, lure, beguile, delude, inveigle; trapan or trepan [archaic]; kidnap; let in, hook in; trick; entrap or intrap, nick, springe [rare], nousel or nousle [obs.]; blind a trail, enmesh or immesh; shanghai, crimp; catch, - in a trap; sniggle, entangle, illaqueate [rare], balk, trip up; throw a tub to a whale, hocus.
FOOL, befool, practice on ones credulity, dupe, gull, hoax, bamboozle [colloq.]; hum [slang or colloq.], humbug, gammon [colloq.], stuff up [slang], stuff [slang], sell [slang]; play a -trick, - practical joke- upon one; fool to the top of ones bent, send on a fools errand; make -game, - a fool, - an April fool, - an ass- of; trifle with, cajole, flatter; come over (influence) [See Motive]; gild the pill, make things pleasant, divert, put a good face upon; dissemble [See Falsehood].
LIVE BY ONES WITS; cog [rare], cog the dice; play at hide and seek; obtain money under false pretenses (steal) [See Stealing]; conjure, juggle, practice chicanery; deacon [U. S.]; jerry-build; pass by trickery, play off, palm off, foist off, fob off [archaic].
MISLEAD (error) [See Error]; lie [See Falsehood]; misinform [See Misteaching]; betray [See Improbity].
BE DECEIVED [See Dupe].