fraudulence, fraudulency, n.fraudulently, adv.
/fraw"jeuh leuhnt/, adj.
1. characterized by, involving, or proceeding from fraud, as actions, enterprise, methods, or gains: a fraudulent scheme to evade taxes.
2. given to or using fraud, as a person; cheating; dishonest.
[1375-1425; late ME < L fraudulentus. See FRAUD, -ULENT]
Syn. 1, 2. deceitful, deceptive, crooked, underhanded.

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