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deceiveverb befool, beguile, belie, blind, cheat, circumvent, cog, cozen, decoy, defraud, delude, dissemble, dissimulate, dupe, ensnare, entrap, fainaigue, fake, falsify, fool, forswear, gull, hoax, hoodwink, humbug, inveigle, lie, misdirect, misguide, misinform, misrepresent, mulct, practice chicanery, practice deeeption, prevaricate, snare, sneak, swindle, take advantage, trap, trick, victimize
See also: bait, betray, bilk, camouflage, cheat, circumvent, cloak, defraud, delude, disguise, dupe, ensnare, entrap, equivocate, fabricate, fake, falsify, feign, foist, hide, hoodwink, illude, inveigle, lie, lure, misguide, misinform, mislabel, mislead, misrepresent, misstate, mulct, overreach, palter, peculate, pettifog, pretend, prevaricate
TO DECEIVE. To induce another either by words or actions, to take that for true which is not so. Wolff, Inst. Nat. Sec. 356.