75. BILK

bilk

 

bilk

  • Meaning – To defraud, cheat, or swindle.
  • Synonyms – trick, dupe, rook, chisel, con, deceive.
  • Antonyms – honest, give, assist.
  • Usage –

    • Panama Papers exposed how some businessmen, politicians and stars bilk thousands of dollars.
    • government waste on ads has bilked the taxpayer of billions of dollars.
    • He bilked the government of almost a million dollars.