“If they were able to clear all those hurdles, they’re obviously very good at deceiving people,” he said.
—New York Times
She said she did not intentionally mean to deceive them.
The migrant flights are the subject of a criminal investigation in Texas and a civil suit from several of the asylum seekers who say the DeSantis administration deceived them.
cause someone to believe an untruth
betray,lead astray,cozen,delude,lead on
To deceive means to trick or lie. A crafty kid might deceive his mother into thinking he has a fever by holding the thermometer to a light bulb to increase the temperature.
Deceive is the trickier cousin of lie. You might lie about why you were late to school. But if you simply don’t explain to your mom that you were late in the first place, you are deceiving her. Deceive carries with it a feeling of both craftiness and betrayal. When you deceive someone, forgiveness can be hard to come by. Have you heard of the spelling rule, "i before e except after c" that has so many exceptions? Well, deceive follows that rule.
欺骗是谎言的表亲。你可能会谎报上学迟到的原因。但是，如果您根本不向您的妈妈解释您一开始就迟到了，那您就是在欺骗她。欺骗带有狡猾和背叛的感觉。当您欺骗某人时，很难获得宽恕。您听说过有这么多例外的拼写规则“i 在 e 之前，除了在 c 之后”吗？好吧，欺骗遵循这个规则。
“Do you want me then,” said Estella, turning suddenly with a fixed and serious, if not angry, look, “to deceive and entrap you?”
—Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Another old man said, “The gabachos, and especially their lawyers, are always deceiving us. They are full of lies.”
—The Milagro Beanfield War by John Nichols
He waited without sleeping, listening to the aroused crickets in the endless hours of early morning and the implacable telling of time by the curlews, more and more convinced that he had been deceived.
—One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
deceive (v.)"mislead by false appearance or statement," c. 1300, from Old French decevoir "to deceive" (12c., Modern French décevoir), from Latin decipere "to ensnare, take in, beguile, cheat," from de "from" or pejorative (see de-) + combining form of capere "to take," from PIE root kap- "to grasp." Related: Deceived; deceiver; deceiving.Related entries & more
欺骗（v.）“被虚假的外表或陈述误导”，c。 1300，源自古法语 decevoir“欺骗”（12c.，现代法语 décevoir），源自拉丁语 decipere“诱捕、接受、欺骗、欺骗”，源自 de“from”或贬义词（参见 de-）+ 的组合形式capere “采取”，源自 PIE 词根 kap- “掌握”。相关：受骗；骗子；欺骗。相关条目及更多
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