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deceive

de·ceive

deceive

 
 
pronunciation:
dih siv
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part of speech: verb
inflections: deceived, deceives, deceiving
definition: to cause someone to believe something that is not true; lie to.
He deceived us about his age.
synonyms:
cheat, fool, trick
derivations: deceivingly (adv.), deceivability (n.), deceiver (n.)
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