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fraudulent


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fraudulent  \Fraud"u*lent\,  a.  [L.  fraudulentus  fr  fraus, 
  fraudis  frand:  cf  F.  fraudulent.] 
  1.  Using  fraud;  trickly;  deceitful;  dishonest. 
 
  2.  Characterized  by,,  founded  on  or  proceeding  from  fraund; 
  as  a  fraudulent  bargain. 
 
  He  with  serpent  tongue,  .  .  .  His  fraudulent 
  temptation  thus  began.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  Obtained  or  performed  by  artifice;  as  fraudulent 
  conquest.  --Milton. 
 
  Syn:  Deceitful;  fraudful;  guileful;  crafty;  wily;  cunning; 
  subtle;  deceiving;  cheating;  deceptive;  insidious; 
  treacherous;  dishonest;  designing;  unfair. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fraudulent 
  adj  :  intended  to  deceive;  "deceitful  advertising";  "fallacious 
  testimony";  "smooth,  shining,  and  deceitful  as  thin 
  ice"  S.T.Coleridge;  "a  fraudulent  scheme  to  escape 
  paying  taxes"  [syn:  {deceitful},  {fallacious}] 




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