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deception
used in Middlemarch

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the act of lying to or misleading someone; or something that misleads
  • Her decision to go, and her preoccupation in leaving the room, had come from the sudden sense that there would be a sort of deception in her voluntarily allowing any further intercourse between herself and Will which she was unable to mention to her husband, and already her errand in seeking Lydgate was a matter of concealment.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (3% in)

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