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deceive
used in As I Lay Dying

3 uses
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Definition
to lie to or mislead someone — occasionally to lie to oneself by denying reality
  • It is for them, for that deceived husband, to forgive you: not I. So I went.
    Section 41 — Whitfield (13% in)
  • It was as though, so long as the deceit ran along quiet and monotonous, all of us let ourselves be deceived, abetting it unawares or maybe through cowardice, since all people are cowards and naturally prefer any kind of treachery because it has a bland outside.
    Section 32 — Darl (11) (69% in)
  • I tried to deceive no one.
    Section 40 — Addie (82% in)

There are no more uses of "deceive" in As I Lay Dying.

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