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mountebank

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Noun

Singular
mountebank

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  1. One who sells dubious medicines
    There is nothing so impossible in Nature but mountebanks will undertake; nothing so incredible but they will affirm. - John Bull
  2. One who sells by deception; a con artist; a charlatan.

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Verb

Infinitive
to mountebank

Third person singular
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Simple past
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Past participle
-

Present participle
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to mountebank (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To act as a mountebank
    Chide me no more. I'll mountebank their loves,
    Cog their hearts from them, and come home beloved
    - Coriolanus, Wm. Shakespeare

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