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deception
used in Pride and Prejudice

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Definition
the act of lying to or misleading someone; or something that misleads
  • That she could be in any danger from the deception never entered my head.
    Chapter 47 (28% in)
  • To such perseverance in wilful self-deception Elizabeth would make no reply, and immediately and in silence withdrew; determined, if he persisted in considering her repeated refusals as flattering encouragement, to apply to her father, whose negative might be uttered in such a manner as to be decisive, and whose behavior at least could not be mistaken for the affectation and coquetry of an elegant female.
    Chapter 19 (97% in)

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