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deceive
used in Anne Of Green Gables

2 uses
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Definition
to lie to or mislead someone — occasionally to lie to oneself by denying reality
  • Oh, Marilla, 'what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.'
    Chapter 27 — Vanity and Vexation of Spirit (73% in)
  • First, I was wasting the time I ought to have put on my studies; and secondly, I was deceiving my teacher in trying to make it appear I was reading a history when it was a storybook instead.
    Chapter 30 — The Queens Class Is Organized (26% in)

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