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Synonyms of 'impose'

(verb) 
Synonyms
deceive
He has deceived and disillusioned us all.
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trick
He'll be upset when he finds out how you tricked him.
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con (informal)
She claimed that a fraudster had conned her out of her life savings.
The British motorist has been conned by the government.
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dupe
Some of the offenders duped the psychologists.
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hoodwink
Many people are hoodwinked by the so-called beauty industry.
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pull the wool over (somebody's) eyes

Phrasal verbs

See impose on someone

Additional synonyms

in the sense of con
Definition
to swindle or defraud
She claimed that a fraudster had conned her out of her life savings.The British motorist has been conned by the government.
Synonyms
rip off (slang),
sting (informal),
kid (informal),
skin (slang),
stiff (slang),
gull (archaic),
rook (slang),
bamboozle (informal),
double-cross (informal),
diddle (informal),
take for a ride (informal),
do the dirty on (British, informal),
sell a pup,
pull a fast one on (informal),
scam (slang)
in the sense of dupe
Definition
to deceive or cheat
Some of the offenders duped the psychologists.
Synonyms
con (informal),
kid (informal),
sting (informal),
rip off (slang),
gull (archaic),
bamboozle (informal),
take for a ride (informal),
pull a fast one on (informal),
scam (slang)
in the sense of hoodwink
Definition
to trick or deceive
Many people are hoodwinked by the so-called beauty industry.
Synonyms
con (informal),
kid (informal),
gull (archaic),
rook (slang),
bamboozle (informal),
take (someone) for a ride (informal),
lead up the garden path (informal),
sell a pup,
pull a fast one on (informal),
scam (slang)

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