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  1. Hustling

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  1. Hustling

    Hustling is the deceptive act of disguising one's skill in a sport or game with the intent of luring someone of probably lesser skill into gambling with the hustler, as a form of confidence trick. It is most commonly associated with, and originated in, pool, but also can be performed with regard to other sports and gambling activities. Hustlers may also engage in "sharking" – distracting, disheartening, enraging or even threatening their opponents, to throw them off. Hustlers are thus often called "pool sharks". Professional and semi-pro hustlers sometimes work with a "stakehorse" — a person who provides the money for the hustler to bet with — in exchange for a substantial portion of all winnings. Another form of hustling is challenging "marks" to bet on trick shots that seem near-impossible but at which the hustler is exceptionally skilled.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hustling in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hustling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of hustling in a Sentence

  1. Fred King:

    I'm hustling from job to job to job. $ 1,000 a month wouldn't sustain me, but it wouldn't let me fall down, it would be a great safety net, now, it doesn't mean I can live off of it, but I can be able to maintain and look for other work and eventually, when I find another job, I'll be in a great place.

  2. Andrew Sveen:

    Barry made a name for himself by working harder than his competitors and hustling for clients, his actions and style brought greater liquidity and transparency to the loan market. His longevity is a tribute to his success and we look forward to working with him in the future.

  3. Michael Rapaport:

    Growing up here in New York,( Donald Trump) has always been a part of the culture of New York, donald Trump reflects the old New York, a three card monte player who would be at Times Square hustling people playing the three card monte trick, and Mike Pence is the guy who's in on it but who acts like Mike Pence's just there getting Mike Pence money stolen.

  4. Ilene Graff:

    Auditions? Jobs? Hustling? All take second position to the helpless human you brought into the world. And that overpowering love is like no other. 'Mr. Belvedere’ was a half-hour, 4-camera comedy performed before a live studio audience, which meant we worked reasonable hours.

  5. Dion Petrig:

    I find it funny how people pick you flaws to try boos there confidence. But when you can't break the rock baby, your picking on the wrong mountain! Keep hustling', keep bustlin' and your true colours will show...

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    formal separation from an alliance or federation
    • A. recital
    • B. hypernym
    • C. secession
    • D. hunch

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