deception

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈsɛpʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈsɛpʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(di sepshən)


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deception

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. used deception to [get, gain, convince, persuade, win]
  2. used deception in [getting]
  3. (try to) gain [the upper hand, an advantage] through deception
  4. [caught, involved, immersed] in a web of deception
  5. [gained, obtained, persuaded] by deception
  6. deception practiced against [tourists, customers, clients, the enemy]
  7. deception against [tourists]
  8. [exposed, revealed, unearthed, uncovered] their deception
  9. another [blatant, obvious, clear, elaborate] deception
  10. was [seen, taken] as [blatant] deception
  11. a [blatant] act of deception
  12. the deception in [his, the] [statement, words, claims]
  13. a [man, trickster, politician] full of deception
  14. full of deception and [lies, trickery, betrayal]
  15. a series of [lies] and deceptions
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