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Usage examples for fraud

  1. This was a plain violation of the Ordinance of 1787 and was a glaring fraud in other respects. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  2. We did not necessarily find cruelty associated with fraud, or meanness with injustice. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  3. Let her sacrifice everything that she has gained by the fraud to the sacred duty of atonement. – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  4. Aunt Eliza dear, you're the biggest fraud I know! – The Moon out of Reach by Margaret Pedler
  5. I don't mind telling you that they related to a fraud of which he was the author, and they were in themselves all the proof which the police would require to obtain a conviction against him. – The Man Who Knew by Edgar Wallace
  6. But, like the old popular rising, it was even more put down by fraud. – A Short History of England by G. K. Chesterton
  7. I shrank from telling him that I didn't care a hang whether the widow was a fraud or not. – Lady Larkspur by Meredith Nicholson
  8. When the owner came to reckon the quantity the buyer should have had, and compared it with the weight, the fraud was discovered, and the deficiency had to be made good. – Grain and Chaff from an English Manor by Arthur H. Savory
  9. Because I don't, she answered with conviction; I think he's a big fraud. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  10. It was nothing but a fraud. – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  11. And Weevil's a beastly fraud! – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  12. " Yes, he's a fraud," she said to herself, " but he's a good one." – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  13. If his, it had been obtained by fraud. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  14. The victories of the board of customs did not stop here, and new measures, suggested and supported no doubt by fraud, were put in force. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  15. No more than the next human being who lives by fraud. – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  16. In short, I suspect you to be guilty of a very friendly fraud, and to mean my service whilst you seem to mean your own. – Letters to Sir William Windham and Mr. Pope by Lord Bolingbroke
  17. As a matter of course, trickery and fraud are found associated with it among such people, and those amongst them who are both capable and honest suffer on account of it. – Elementary Theosophy by L. W. Rogers
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