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Definition of Deception

Deception

  1. The act of deceiving or misleading.
  2. The state of being deceived or misled.
  3. That which deceives or is intended to deceive; false representation; artifice; cheat; fraud.

Deception Quotations

The petty man is eager to make boasts, yet desires that others should believe in him. He enthusiastically engages in deception, yet wants others to have affection for him. He conducts himself like an animal, yet wants others to think well of him.
Xun Zi

Obedience opens the door to the constant companionship of the Holy Ghost. And the spiritual gifts and abilities activated by the power of the Holy Ghost enable us to avoid deception - and to see, to feel, to know, to understand, and to remember things as they really are.
David A. Bednar

The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Leonardo da Vinci

Insight into character comes from listening intently to the spoken word. The physical person, their charisma, charm and dramatic flair is more often used to persuade audiences, as they use these stealth tools of disguise and deception.
Maximillian Degenerez

Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child. They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it. The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves.
Elias Canetti
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Deception Translations

deception in German is Verschleierung
deception in Norwegian is bedrag
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