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- It is my strong impression that I heard it, and yet, among the crash of the gale and the creaking of an old house, I may possibly have been deceived.Adventure VIII — The Adventure of the Speckled Band (31% in)
- But we have to be careful, for we have twice been deceived by wigs and once by paint.Adventure II — The Red-Headed League (31% in)
- A single man could not have carried out two deaths in such a way as to deceive a coroner's jury.Adventure V — The Five Orange Pips (74% in)
There are no more uses of "deceive" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
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