deceit

[ dih-seet ]SEE DEFINITION OF deceit

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There was nothing of the Warden's estimate in these eyes; nothing of cruelty nor deceit nor greed.

It must be my duty to reprove, to show her her deceit in its full enormity.

No, no—depend upon it there must have been some other reason for the deceit.

His present deceit was the natural consequence of the system he had adopted.

We suspected not that deceit, insidiousness, and slavery were to be found beneath the sun.

So, though you possess no treasures, you possess plenty of deceit.

It is to your own interest to be frank, for no marriage founded on deceit can be happy.

But these precautions don't prevent fraud and deceit of various kinds.

The sophistry of human nature is far more subtle than the deceit of any one man.

It split his heart to think that he must practise this deceit with her.

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