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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end;
- Example: "He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well"
[syn: bamboozle, snow, hoodwink, pull the wool over someone's eyes, lead by the nose, play false]