dishonestly

All Adverb
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  • Not to know that the most difficult thing in life is to make money dishonestly! Cited from The Art of Money Getting, by P. T. Barnum
  • "You would not like me to act dishonestly, would you?" he asked. Cited from The Quest of the Silver Fleece, by W. E. B. Du Bois
  • Say what you like, I see now that you dealt with me dishonestly. Cited from Born In Exile, By George Gissing
  • "Do you think that she has come by this money dishonestly?" Cited from The Tempting of Tavernake, by E. Oppenheim
  • Very few fail in their course, or act dishonestly towards the institution. Cited from Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Vol. 17 New Series, No. 427, Mar. 6, 1852
  • They live as if the present day were the last they had to live; and living thus, they must live dishonestly. Cited from Confession, by W. Gilmore Simms
  • It is estimated that one-fourth of the business in London is done dishonestly. Cited from The Abominations of Modern Society, by Rev. T. De Witt Talmage
  • So I inquired very naturally if he had come by them dishonestly. Cited from Memoirs, by Charles Godfrey Leland
  • Mr Banks put it by, and gave him to understand that he wanted nothing but what had been dishonestly taken away. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. 12, by Robert Kerr
  • They said that I got some money dishonestly, but, doctor, it is not in me to be bad. Cited from Pathology of Lying, Etc. by William and Mary Healy
  • "You have dishonestly spent that money given to you in sacred trust." Cited from The Boss of Little Arcady, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • On he sped, bent on making good his escape with the money he had dishonestly acquired. Cited from Brave and Bold, by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • Nor was this man a fool because he had accumulated his money dishonestly. Cited from Sermons on Biblical Characters, by Clovis G. Chappell
  • It seems hardly credible that a woman, with every thing she needs, could act dishonestly for so small a matter. Cited from Heart-Histories and Life-Pictures, by Arthur
  • From his entry into that district he had played a gambling game, had played it dishonestly in a small way. Cited from The Cost, by David Graham Phillips
  • I have no fear of your dealing dishonestly with me. Cited from Stammering, Its Cause and Cure, Benjamin N. Bogue
  • They took from the innocent, I took from the guilty what had already been dishonestly secured. Cited from Friday, the Thirteenth, by Thomas W. Lawson
  • Not the Christian when you deal dishonestly with your masters. Cited from The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent, by S. Baring-Gould
  • "Do you mean that all business was conducted dishonestly?" Cited from Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World,by James Cowan
  • He --perhaps you will kindly understand what I mean, if I say he behaved dishonestly. Cited from Armadale, by Wilkie Collins
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Meaning of dishonestly

  • adverb In a corrupt and deceitful manner
    he acted dishonestly when he gave the contract to his best friend