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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]
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In later life, after our tertiary education, Dupe Olatunbosun and I had our houses at Bodija, Ibadan, he at the Bodija Estate Extension (usually called New Bodija), I at the Bodija Housing Estate proper (usually referred to as Old Bodija).
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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?
A 45-year-old auto mechanic, Olakunle Oladejo, on Friday appeared before an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates' Court, Ondo State, over alleged illegal marriage with Dupe Moroke.
City of Industry, CA, April 15, 2015 --(PR.com)-- EZ Dupe has upped the ante on USB duplication with the release of their 2015 USB duplication systems.
Officers suspect the owners were ready to dupe people into believing they are purchasing authentic presents.
Chief executive of the New England Credit Union, Kevin Dupe, said that the merger would not lead to job or branch losses.
Despite his charges about Bush being a dupe of Satan, Robertson supports Bush's re-election bid and says the Coalition will distribute 40 million voter guides.
He would then dupe them of Rs three to five lakh," an STF statement said.
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