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dupery

[ doo-puh-ree, dyoo- ]
/ ˈdu pə ri, ˈdyu- /
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noun, plural dup·er·ies for 1.

an act, practice, or instance of duping.
the state of one who is duped.

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Origin of dupery

From the French word duperie, dating back to 1750–60. See dupe1, -ery

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