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Verb: mulct  múlkt
  1. Deprive of by deceit
    "He mulcted me out of my inheritance";
    - victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick [N. Amer, informal], nobble [Brit, informal], diddle [informal], bunco [N. Amer, informal], defraud, scam [informal], hornswoggle [N. Amer, informal], short-change, con [informal], victimise [Brit], grift [N. Amer, informal], ream [N. Amer, informal], bunko [N. Amer, informal]
  2. Impose a fine on
    - fine
Noun: mulct  múlkt
  1. Money extracted as a penalty
    - fine, amercement [archaic]

Derived forms: mulcts, mulcted, mulcting

Type of: cheat, chisel [informal], impose, levy, penalty, rip off [informal]

Encyclopedia: Mulct