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Sample sentences for the GRE study word dupe

dupe can be used as a verb
dupe can be used as a noun

1.Be the dupe of the infinite I'm not such a fool. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
2.Good girl It would vex me, indeed, to see you again the dupe of Miss Bingley's pretended regard.. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
3.It was the scrape which he had drawn her into on Harriet's account, that gave the deepest hue to his offence.--Poor Harriet to be a second time the dupe of her misconceptions and flattery. - from Emma by Jane Austen
4."Certainly, madame," said Porthos, winking to himself, as a gambler does who laughs at the dupe he is about to pluck. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
5.To give to this a better colouring, I had contrived to have assembled a party of some eight or ten, and was solicitously careful that the introduction of cards should appear accidental, and originate in the proposal of my contemplated dupe himself. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
6.Thus the poor woman was completely the dupe of the prisoner, whom, notwithstanding her hints, she persisted in watching all night. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
7.Verily ye deceive, ye "contemplative ones" Even Zarathustra was once the dupe of your godlike exterior he did not divine the serpent's coil with which it was stuffed. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
8."He is worn out," said Debray "besides, he could not well appear in public, since he has been the dupe of the Cavalcanti, who, it appears, presented themselves to him with false letters of credit, and cheated him out of ,. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
9.I am not willing that a compatriot, a handsome cavalier, a brave youth, quite fit to make his way, should become the dupe of all these artifices and fall into the snare after the example of so many others who have been ruined by it. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
10.These despised themselves, as being the dupes of a wily fraud, a guileful snake in the grass. - from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
11.Cease, then, to allow yourself to be duped by vain hopes, that even your own excellent heart refuses to believe in. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
12.But the clerks were not the dupes of this deceit, and their lugubrious looks settled down into resigned countenances. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
13.Grimwig was not by any means a bad-hearted man, and though he would have been unfeignedly sorry to see his respected friend duped and deceived, he really did most earnestly and strongly hope at that moment, that Oliver Twist might not come back. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
14.Thus the Genoese, subtle as he was, was duped by Edmond, in whose favor his mild demeanor, his nautical skill, and his admirable dissimulation, pleaded. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
15.It is possible that to the same source we may trace the proverbial phrase, found in Chaucer's "Remedy of Love," to "bear Wattis pack" signifying to be duped or beguiled. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
16.There was in the city at that time a certain astrologer named Partridge, who duped the public by calculating nativities from the stars, and by selling a yearly almanac predicting future events. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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