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deceive
used in And Then There Were None

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Definition
to lie to or mislead someone — occasionally to lie to oneself by denying reality
  • That is to say that at that stage of the affair some hocus-pocus is clearly indicated-and that Armstrong was deceived by it and sent to his death.
    p. 274.6
  • He had fancied, though, that the little Jew had not been deceived-that was the damnable part about Jews, you couldn't deceive them about money-they knew!
    p. 6.1
  • He had fancied, though, that the little Jew had not been deceived-that was the damnable part about Jews, you couldn't deceive them about money-they knew!
    p. 6.1
  • I was very much deceived in her.
    p. 100.5

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