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deceive
used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

3 uses
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Definition
to lie to or mislead someone — occasionally to lie to oneself by denying reality
  • It just goes to show you how white folks can be deceived by their own deception.
    p. 222.3
  • Therefore he couldn't pretend that he wasn't crippled, nor could he deceive himself that people were not repelled by his defect.
    p. 11.8
  • She was deceived.
    p. 285.9

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