con

All Noun Verb
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  • He is considered by many as being the world's greatest con man.
  • Where were all the fine things he had conned over for the occasion? Cited from Hypatia, by Charles Kingsley
  • The con has made it appear that he has sold his process to the Japanese.
  • Had Conning died, she knew she would never have seen the old man again. Cited from The Man Thou Gavest, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • This con has been around since at least the early 19th century.
  • A minute after he had conned her, she struck heavily again and again. Cited from The Pirate, by Frederick Marryat
  • It's about soldiers being conned into going into battle, for like, business men.
  • As he lay at length among the grass he conned it over and over. Cited from The Lilac Sunbonnet, by S.R. Crockett
  • He left the engine-room and went back to the conning-tower. Cited from A Honeymoon in Space, by George Griffith
  • Then the top of a steel conning tower shot up into sight. Cited from The Submarine Boys' Trial Trip, by Victor G. Durham
  • They are not mother and son, but rather married con artists with criminal records.
  • Assembly usually took place in the conning tower, it could be put together in about four minutes.
  • Frank understood and led his men toward the conning tower at a run. Cited from The Boy Allies with the Victorious Fleets, by Robert L. Drake
  • However, he cons her out of money at the bar and takes her bank card.
  • It was a strange sight which met their eyes as they looked from the conning tower. Cited from Lost In The Air, by Roy J. Snell
  • This call would thus be a tail call save for the said cons operation.
  • I went up to the conning tower and found him white with excitement. Cited from The Diary of a U-boat Commander, by anonymous
  • The entire bridge crew was killed and several men in the conning tower were wounded.
  • We conned it over and over again, and knew it by heart. Cited from Autobiography of Seventy Years, Vol. 1-2, by George Hoar
  • Those words, conned over many times, had nevertheless actually proceeded out of her mouth. Cited from Red Pottage, by Mary Cholmondeley
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Meaning of con

  • noun An argument opposed to a proposal
  • adverb In opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc.
    much was written pro and con