bilk (

     v 1: cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money
     2: hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What
        ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing
        September surge"; "foil your opponent" [syn: thwart, queer,
         spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle]
     3: evade payment to; "He bilked his creditors"
     4: escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the
        police"; "This difficult idea seems to elude me" [syn: elude,