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used in The Awakening

5 uses
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to lie to or mislead someone — occasionally to lie to oneself by denying reality
  • Now it is you who are telling lies and seeking to deceive me, Mademoiselle; or else you have never been in love, and know nothing about it.
    Chapter 26 (80% in)
  • Yet there were other days when she listened, was led on and deceived by fresh promises which her youth held out to her.
    Chapter 25 (7% in)
  • Alcee Arobin's manner was so genuine that it often deceived even himself.
    Chapter 25 (92% in)
  • I see there is no deceiving you.
    Chapter 26 (41% in)
  • Oh! you cannot deceive me," and Mademoiselle approached her beloved instrument and began to play.
    Chapter 26 (66% in)

There are no more uses of "deceive" in The Awakening.

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