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Bam vs. Cheat

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Baminterjection

Representing a loud noise or heavy impact.

‘The wind knocked the tree over last night. Bam! It nearly scared me to death.’;

Cheatverb

(intransitive) To violate rules in order to gain advantage from a situation.

‘My brother flunked biology because he cheated on his mid-term.’;

Baminterjection

Representing a sudden or abrupt occurrence.

‘She said she dumped him. Now — bam! — they're back together.’;

Cheatverb

(intransitive) To be unfaithful to one's spouse or partner.

‘My husband cheated on me with his secretary.’; ‘After he found out his wife cheated, he left her.’;

Bamnoun

An imposition; a cheat; a hoax.

Cheatverb

(transitive) To manage to avoid something even though it seemed unlikely.

‘He cheated death when his car collided with a moving train.’; ‘I feel as if I've cheated fate.’;

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Bamverb

To impose on (someone) by a falsehood; to cheat.

Cheatverb

(transitive) To deceive; to fool; to trick.

‘My ex-wife cheated me out of $40,000.’; ‘He cheated his way into office.’;

Bamverb

To jeer or make fun of.

Cheatverb

To beguile.

Bamnoun

An imposition; a cheat; a hoax.

‘To relieve the tedium, he kept plying them with all manner of bams.’;

Cheatnoun

Someone who cheats (informal: cheater).

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Bamverb

To cheat; to wheedle.

Cheatnoun

An act of deception or fraud; that which is the means of fraud or deception; a fraud; a trick; imposition; imposture.

Cheatnoun

The weed cheatgrass.

Cheatnoun

A card game where the goal is to have no cards remaining in a hand, often by telling lies.

Cheatnoun

(video games) A hidden means of gaining an unfair advantage in a computer game, often by entering a cheat code.

Cheatnoun

An act of deception or fraud; that which is the means of fraud or deception; a fraud; a trick; imposition; imposture.

‘When I consider life, 'tis all a cheat.’;

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Cheatnoun

One who cheats or deceives; an impostor; a deceiver; a cheater.

‘Airy wonders, which cheats interpret.’;

Cheatnoun

A troublesome grass, growing as a weed in grain fields; - called also chess. See Chess.

Cheatnoun

The obtaining of property from another by an intentional active distortion of the truth.

Cheatnoun

Wheat, or bread made from wheat.

‘Their purest cheat,Thrice bolted, kneaded, and subdued in paste.’;

Cheatverb

To deceive and defraud; to impose upon; to trick; to swindle.

‘I am subject to a tyrant, a sorcerer, that by his cunning hath cheated me of this island.’;

Cheatverb

To beguile.

‘To cheat winter of its dreariness.’;

Cheatverb

To practice fraud or trickery; as, to cheat at cards.

Cheatnoun

weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous

Cheatnoun

weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat

Cheatnoun

someone who leads you to believe something that is not true

Cheatnoun

the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme;

‘that book is a fraud’;

Cheatnoun

a deception for profit to yourself

Cheatverb

deprive somebody of something by deceit;

‘The con-man beat me out of $50’; ‘This salesman ripped us off!’; ‘we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme’; ‘They chiseled me out of my money’;

Cheatverb

defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit

Cheatverb

engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud;

‘Who's chiseling on the side?’;

Cheatverb

be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage;

‘She cheats on her husband’; ‘Might her husband be wandering?’;

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