deception deception  /dɪs ˈɛp ʃən/


  1. (n) a misleading falsehood
  2. (n) the act of deceiving
  3. (n) an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers


  1. Thinking I would give self-deception one more shot, I tried to convince myself that dbs isn't really brain surgery.
  2. However much we may abhor it, deception comes naturally to all living things.
  3. Abraham was rewarded for his deception with gifts and riches.


  1. Hoping to hook lingcod at Deception Pass

    Jordan Hinds, left, and Derek Zollinger, from Anacortes, fish recently under the Deception Pass Bridge off Whidbey Island. The two friends hadn't had success in the half-hour they'd been out, but seemed positive they would hook some lingcod soon.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. Vineland Police

    • Christopher Robinette, 45, and Dora Reed, 46, both of Liberty Road in Bridgeton, were arrested Saturday night at Walmart on West Landis Avenue on charges of shoplifting and theft by deception.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Daily Journal

  3. Author Gary J. Crawford Offers A Scintillating Thriller in New Fiction

    ‘Immaculate Deception’ is a thrilling swashbuckling adventure packed with murder, mystery and obsessive love affair. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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  1. "He signed off on a strategy for selling the war that was less than candid and honest," McClellan writes in "What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington's Culture of Deception."
    on May 28, 2004 By: Scott McClellan Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. In its appeals, the federal government said the tobacco industry's "deception has cost the lives and damaged the health of untold millions of Americans".
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: BBC News

  3. "The president's budget is filled with debt and deception, disconnected from reality and continues to move America in the wrong direction," said Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad, a Democrat.
    on Feb 4, 2007 By: Kent Conrad Source: International Herald Tribune

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