Dishonest and deceptive

fraudulent
(adj)
FRAWD-yoo-lǝnt
Meaning

phony; inauthentic

1st Sample Sentence

In America, stockbrokers and businessmen are not infrequently convicted of fraudulent business practices, and jailed.

Root

fraus fraudem (cheating, deceit) (Latin)

Synonyms

bogus, fraudulent

Mnemonics

fraud (fraudulen). one who is fraud. deceptive, one who cheats

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