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deception
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

2 uses
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Definition
the act of lying to or misleading someone; or something that misleads
  • But the deception could not be kept up forever.
    Adventure III — A Case of Identity (88% in)
  • "There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact," he answered, laughing.
    Adventure IV — The Boscombe Valley Mystery (16% in)

There are no more uses of "deception" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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