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used in The Fountainhead

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the act of lying to or misleading someone; or something that misleads
  • People said that Gail Wynand's greatest deception, among many, was his appearance.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (4% in)
  • He told himself that he did not really understand people; that an impression could be deceptive; that Hopton Stoddard would be far on another continent away; that nothing mattered in the face of such an assignment; that nothing could matter when a human voice—even Hopton Stoddard's—was going on, saying: "I wish to call it God.
    2.10 — Part 2 Chapter 10 (98% in)
  • It gave a deceptive semblance of life to her face.
    3.5 — Part 3 Chapter 5 (19% in)
  • But the movement was deceptive; the man was reduced to a single sense, the sense of hearing, and Toohey knew that no answer could be expected.
    4.14 — Part 4 Chapter 14 (96% in)

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