verb (used with object), de·ceived, de·ceiv·ing.
verb (used without object), de·ceived, de·ceiv·ing.
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Just don’t deceive yourself into thinking it’ll help you get over the blindness to your own blindness.
The Federal Trade Commission has been investigating Intuit over allegations that it deceived users of TurboTax into paying for the service when they could have filed for free through the IRS Free File program.Intuit’s CEO on the $7.1 billion Credit Karma acquisition, reorienting toward A.I., and reskilling workers|Geoffrey Colvin|December 22, 2020|Fortune
It’s as though the females are in some sense being deceived.Small, quiet crickets turn leaves into megaphones to blare their mating call|Jonathan Lambert|December 16, 2020|Science News
Clinesmith’s attorneys wrote that he never intended to deceive anyone, and that he sent the original, unaltered email to an FBI case agent involved in the warrant application.U.S. seeks prison time for ex-FBI lawyer who pleaded guilty to altering email in Russia probe|Spencer Hsu|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
Apple does give a disclaimer that the iPhone’s guarantee won’t cover damage caused by liquids, but the agency said the company’s “emphatic advertising boast of water resistance” still means customers were deceived.How water-resistant is the iPhone? Italian watchdog says Apple’s claims are overblown|David Meyer|November 30, 2020|Fortune