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dupery

[doo-puh-ree, dyoo-] /ˈdu pə ri, ˈdyu-/
noun, plural duperies for 1.
1.
an act, practice, or instance of duping.
2.
the state of one who is duped.
Origin of dupery
1750-1760
From the French word duperie, dating back to 1750-60. See dupe1, -ery
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