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carny

  
[2]   , carney, carnie         
      n   pl   , -nies     (U.S. and Canadian)  
slang  
1       short for       carnival  
2    a person who works in a carnival  
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carny   [1]   , carney         
      vb   , -nies, -nying, -nied, -neys, -neying, -neyed     (Brit)  
informal   to coax or cajole or act in a wheedling manner  
     (C19: of unknown origin)  

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Carné, carny, Carey, carnet

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