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used in Flowers for Algernon -- Short Story

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to lie to or mislead someone — occasionally to lie to oneself by denying reality
  • It was as if he'd hidden this part of himself in order to deceive me, pretending—as do many people I've discovered—to be what he is not. No one I've ever known is what he appears to be on the surface.
    p. 14.1
deceive = mislead (give the wrong impression)
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