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Definitionthe act of deceiving (lying to or misleading someone)
- 'You are a set of deceitful scoundrels!' he said, turning to the others.1.5 -- Book 1 Chapter 5 -- A Conspiracy Unmasked (73% in)
- We needed not the fell voice of the messenger to warn us that his words held both menace and deceit; for we knew already that the power that has re-entered Mordor has not changed, and ever it betrayed us of old.2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (8% in)
- I believe; though I do not understand clearly what they mean; and they seem also to use the same word of the deceits of the Enemy.2.7 -- Book 2 Chapter 7 -- The Mirror of Galadriel (64% in)
There are no more uses of "deceit" in The Fellowship of the Ring.
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