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deceit
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition
the act of lying to or misleading someone
  • She cannot accuse me of showing one bit of deceitful softness.
    Chapter 14 (57% in)
  • 'Come in,' said I, taking Cathy by the arm and half forcing her to re-enter; for she lingered, viewing with troubled eyes the features of the speaker, too stern to express his inward deceit.
    Chapter 22 (81% in)

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