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Dupery

See also Gullibility
Blake, Franklin
doped with laudanum, he is an unconscious accessory to the theft of the moonstone. [Br. Lit.: The Moon-stone in Magill I, 263]
Bobchinsky and Dobchinsky
town squires bamboozled by inspector-impostor. [Russ. Lit.: The Inspector General]
Buonafede
tricked into financing and approving daughters’ marriages. [Ger. Opera: Haydn, The World of the Moon, Westerman, 68–69]
Calandrino
duped by friends into believing heliotrope confers invisibility. [It. Lit.: Decameron, “Calandrino and the Heliotrope”]
Dapper
lawyer’s clerk; swindled into believing himself perfect gambler. [Br. Lit.: The Alchemist]
Drugger, Abel
cozened by rogues in hopes of future riches. [Br. Lit.: The Alchemist]
Fenella
mute beauty tricked, imprisoned, and abandoned by Alfonso. [Fr. Opera: Auber, Dumb Girl of Portici, Westerman, 163–164]
Iago
dupes Othello, Cassio, et al. [Br. Lit.: Othello]
Matthew, Master
“the town gull.” [Br. Lit.: Every Man in His Humour]
Pelleas
used by Ettarre; betrayed by Gawain. [Br. Lit.: Idylls of the King, “Pelleas and Ettarre”]
Roderigo
foppish dupe and tool of Iago. [Br. Lit.: Othello]
Skvoznik-Dmukhanovsky, Anton Antonovich
prefect kowtows to supposed inspector for good impression. [Russ. Lit.: The Inspector General]
References in classic literature ?
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EZ Dupe is headquartered in City of Industry, California with factory in Taiwan.
Birmingham Crown Court heard Flynn was a serial con artist who also posed as a nurse and other respectable workers to dupe pensioners out of cash last June and July.
A CON man pretended to be a spy to dupe women he met on a dating website, getting one to hand over PS18,000, a court heard yesterday.
Here's a video of a player performing the dupe, courtesy of Youtube:
As a simple housewife I ask myself everyday when I receive fraudulent e-mails from conmen trying to dupe me into parting with my housekeeping.
Chief executive of the New England Credit Union, Kevin Dupe, said that the merger would not lead to job or branch losses.
Most of us felt duped or feel the attempt was made to dupe us into voting for Proposition R by our council members.
Charpak and Broch, two physicists, try to arm readers with the inside scoop on how magicians, psychics, and astrologers use math, physics, and old-fashioned trickery to dupe their audiences.
FOR how long s hall certain mem-bers of the higher ranks of Liverpool's scholastic institutes dupe (or try to dupe) both students and oth-ers by using u nsuitable names for higher sorts of school?
Also to Rimage's basic businesses of multi-diskette duplication, single diskette publishing and LAN back-up, Dupe Tech adds the additional businesses of work stations, minicomputers and CD-ROM.
to provide its Dupe Detective[TM] solution a system designed to protect financial institutions and their customers' accounts from double postings of payments and dramatically reduce fraud.