DEFRAUD in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DEFRAUD
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defraud
 v.  deprive of some right, interest, or property, by a deceitful device
Classic Sentence:
1  And in her bitterness burned a cold indignation against Clifford, and his writings and his talk: against all the men of his sort who defrauded a woman even of her own body.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 7
2  And yet, deep inside herself, a sense of injustice, of being defrauded, had begun to burn in Connie.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 7
3  At this Salius fills with loud clamour the whole concourse of the vast theatre, and the lords who looked on in front, demanding restoration of his defrauded prize.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK FIFTH
4  And thus the people of Etruria, through the avarice and perfidy of the Gauls, were at once defrauded of their money and disappointed of the help which they had counted on obtaining.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XLIII.
Example Sentence:
1  Are you saying that Socialism Welfare states don't defraud, mislead, and embezzle?
2  It resolves shareholder allegations that Fannie Mae defrauded shareholders and inflated its stock by issuing false and misleading statements about its internal controls, capitalization, accounting, and exposure to subprime and low-documentation "Alt-A" mortgages.
3  The dishonest manager defrauded the company of millions of pounds.