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  Definition of Mulct
  1. money extracted as a penalty
  2. impose a fine on; "he was fined for littering"
  3. deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
Similar Words: fine, amercement, victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, gyp, con

 

Hyponyms: library fine, short-change, short

 

Derivational Morphology: amerce, ticket, fine, amercement, bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam, swindler, chiseller, chiseler, gouger, scammer, grifter, sharper, sharpie, sharpy, scam, cozenage, swindle, cheat, rig, exploitation, victimization, victimisation, using

 

 
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