balderdash, ballot-box stuffing, balls, baloney, bamboozle, bamboozlement, beat, befool, befooling, beguile of, bilk, blague, bluffing, bosh, boutade, brainstorm, bull, bullshit, bunco, bunk, bunkum, burn, calculated deception, capriccio, caprice, cardsharping, cheat, cheating, chicane, chisel, chouse, chouse out of, circumvention, claptrap, cock-and-bull story, cog, cog the dice, con, conceit, conning, cozen, cozenage, crank, crap, craze, crazy idea, crib, crotchet, deceit, deceiving, deception, deceptiveness, defraud, defrauding, delusion, delusiveness, diddle, diddling, dishonesty, do, do in, do out of, dodge, double-talk, drivel, dupery, enmeshment, ensnarement, entanglement, entrapment, euchre, exaggeration, eyewash, fad, fairy tale, fake, fallaciousness, fallacy, falsehood, falseness, falsity, fancy, fantastic notion, fantasy, farfetched story, farrago, fib, fiction, finagle, fish story, fishy transaction, flam, fleece, flimflammery, fob, fond illusion, fool, fool notion, fooling, fraud, fraudulence, fraudulency, freak, freakish inspiration, fudge, gammon, gerrymandering, ghost story, gouge, graft, grift, gull, gyp, gyp joint, half-truth, hallucination, harebrained idea, have, hoax, hocus, hocus-pocus, hogwash, hoke, hokum, hoodwink, hoodwinking, hooey, hot air, humbug, humbuggery, humor, illicit business, illusion, imposition, imposture, jazz, jiggery-pokery, kidding, kink, legal fiction, lie, little white lie, maggot, megrim, mendacity, mirage, moonshine, mulct, notion, outwitting, overreach, overreaching, pack the deal, passing fancy, phantasm, pigeon, pious fiction, practice fraud upon, prevarication, putting on, quirk, racket, rook, scam, screw, self-deception, sell, sell gold bricks, sham, shave, shortchange, slight stretching, snow job, song and dance, spoofery, spoofing, stack the cards, stick, sting, story, subterfuge, swindle, swindling, take a dive, tale, tall story, tall tale, taradiddle, thimblerig, throw a fight, toy, trickiness, tricking, trumped-up story, untruth, vagary, victimization, victimize, vision, whim, whim-wham, whimsy, white lie, willful misconception, wishful thinking, yarn
caprice, fancy, humor, whim, whimsy, whimsey, whimwham, crotchet, capriccio, quirk, freak, maggot, fad, vagary, prank, fit, flimflam
, escapade, boutade, wild-goose chase, capriciousness, kink, capricious, erratic, eccentric, fitful, hysterical, full of whims, maggoty, inconsistent, fanciful, fantastic, whimsical, crotchety, kinky, particular, humorsome, freakish, skittish, wanton, wayward, contrary, captious, arbitrary, unconformable, penny wise and pound foolish, fickle, frivolous, sleeveless, giddy, volatile, by fits and starts, without rhyme or reason, nil fuit unquain sic inipar sibi, the deuce is in him.
falsehood, falseness, falsity, falsification, deception, untruth, guile, lying, untruth, guile, lying, misrepresentation, mendacity, perjury, false swearing, forgery, invention, fabrication, subreption, covin, perversion of truth, suppression of truth, suppressio veri, perversion, distortion, false coloring, exaggeration, prevarication, equivocation, shuffling, fencing, evasion, fraud, suggestio falsi, mystification, simulation, dissimulation, dissembling, deceit, blague, sham, pretense, pretending, malingering, lip homage, lip service, mouth honor, hollowness, mere show, mere outside, duplicity, double dealing, insincerity, hypocrisy, cant, humbug, jesuitism, jesuitry, pharisaism, Machiavelism, organized hypocrisy, crocodile tears, mealy-mouthedness, quackery, charlatanism, charlatanry, gammon, bun-kum, bumcombe, flam, bam, flimflam
, cajolery, flattery, Judas kiss, perfidy, il volto sciolto i pensieri stretti, unfairness, artfulness, misstatement, false, deceitful, mendacious, unveracious, fraudulent, dishonest, faithless, truthless, trothless, unfair, uncandid, hollow-hearted, evasive, uningenuous, disingenuous, hollow, sincere, Parthis mendacior, forsworn, artificial, contrived, canting, hypocritical, jesuitical, pharisaical, tartuffish, Machiavelian, double, double tongued, double faced, double handed, double minded, double hearted, double dealing, Janus faced, smooth-faced, smooth spoken, smooth tongued, plausible, mealy-mouthed, affected, collusive, collusory, artful, perfidious, spurious, untrue, falsified, covinous, falsely, a la tartufe, with a double tongue, silly, blandae mendacia lingua, falsus in uno falsus in omnibus, I give him joy that's awkward at a lie, la mentira tiene las piernas cortas, O what a goodly outside falsehood hath.
deceive, take in, defraud, cheat, jockey, do, cozen, diddle, nab, chouse, play one false, bilk, cully, jilt, bite, pluck, swindle, victimize, abuse, mystify, blind one's eyes, blindfold, hoodwink, throw dust into the eyes, dupe, gull, hoax, fool, befool, bamboozle, flimflam
, hornswoggle, trick, impose upon, practice upon, play upon, put upon, palm off on, palm upon, foist upon, snatch a verdict, bluff off, bluff, bunko, four flush, gum, spoof, stuff (a ballot box), circumvent, overreach, outreach, out wit, out maneuver, steal a march upon, give the go-by, to leave in the lurch decoy, waylay, lure, beguile, delude, inveigle, entrap, intrap, ensnare, nick, springe, set a trap, lay a trap, lay a snare for, bait the hook, forelay, spread the toils, lime, trapan, trepan, kidnap, let in, hook in, nousle, nousel, blind a trail, enmesh, immesh, shanghai, catch, catch in a trap, sniggle, entangle, illaqueate, hocus, escamoter, practice on one's credulity, hum, humbug, gammon, stuff up, sell, play a trick upon one, play a practical joke upon one, put something over on one, put one over on, balk, trip up, throw a tub to a whale, fool to the top of one's bent, send on a fool's errand, make game, make a fool of, make an April fool of, make an ass of, trifle with, cajole, flatter, come over, gild the pill, make things pleasant, divert, put a good face upon, dissemble, cog, cog the dice, load the dice, stack the deck, live by one's wits, play at hide and seek, obtain money under false pretenses, conjure, juggle, practice chicanery, deacon, play off, palm off, foist off, fob-off, lie, misinform, mislead, betray, be deceived.