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deception
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
the act of deceiving (lying to or misleading someone); or something that deceives
  • For in Georgian Bay it is possible to imagine North America as it was—before the United States began the murderous deceptions and the unthinking carelessness that have all but spoiled it!
    p. 430.9
  • Today, the fact that President Kennedy enjoyed carnal knowledge of Marilyn Monroe and "countless others"—even during his presidency—seems only moderately improper, and even stylish, in comparison to the willful secrecy and deception, and the unlawful policies, so broadly practiced by the entire Reagan administration.
    p. 376.1

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