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deception
used in Listening for Lions

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Definition
the act of lying to or misleading someone; or something that misleads
  • I had thought my deception would be for only a few weeks.
    Book 2 — Valerie Pritchard (69% in)
  • I should have realized that it was an empty threat, for the Pritchards were surely as guilty of deception as I was, but I could think only of my own guilt and how saddened and miserable Grandfather would be to learn of their scheme and my part in it.
    Book 2 — Valerie Pritchard (72% in)
  • Though I had told myself I had agreed out of concern for Grandfather, I knew I had let myself be talked into the deception.
    Book 2 — Valerie Pritchard (75% in)

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