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Definitionthe act of deceiving (lying to or misleading someone)
- 'A deceitful, bad-hearted girl,' said Mrs. Joram.Chapters 31-33 (31% in)
- The greater the accumulation of deceit and trouble in the world, the brighter and the purer shone the star of Dora high above the world.Chapters 31-33 (62% in)
There are no more uses of "deceit" in David Copperfield.
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