“Natural selection has duped us with an emotion that encourages group thinking,” Pagel writes.
This effect is inescapable, since we certainly didn't ask to be duped.
He was duped into silly offensive fouls when smaller men moved in behind him as he powered toward the basket.
Paul duped George for a third time when he was directing The Sting.
If the women were duped, that consent can retroactively be denied.
Cumberland has blamed the manner, in which Volpone brings ruin on his head by insulting, in disguise, those whom he had duped.
Fearing to be duped, he became the dupe of his own philosophy.
To think that twenty of the brightest freshmen at Randall have been duped by one soph!
"He must have been angry when he saw how he had been duped," laughed Randy.
Even a duped people, trained in servility, will not consent to be governed by an unsuccessful autocracy.
1680s, from French dupe "deceived person," from Middle French duppe (early 15c.), thieves' jargon, perhaps from phrase de huppe "of the hoopoe," an extravagantly crested and reputedly stupid bird.
1704, from dupe (n.). Related: Duped; duping.
A duplicate copy of a film or text (1902+)