Origin of deception
Examples from the Web for deception
She is against the patriarchy, especially when personified in villainous ogres like the Duke of Deception.Wonder Woman’s Creation Story Is Wilder Than You Could Ever Imagine|Tom Arnold-Forster|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They see collusion and deception and they say Ankara is determined to subjugate them.Impotent U.S. Airstrikes, Passive Turks and an ISIS Triumph|Jamie Dettmer|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I felt like that was one of the first moments you ever see Alicia caught in an act of deception.
I loved the volatility to his reaction and the deception, and then her walking away with the security guards to the elevator.
The landings culminated years of debate, planning, construction, bickering, invention, training, deception of the enemy and more.D-Day Historian Craig Symonds Talks About History’s Most Amazing Invasion|Marc Wortman|June 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What other reason could Dick have for the deception which he had practised upon us all?The Mystery of the Hidden Room|Marion Harvey
No secrets, never a shadow of a deception, or else I shall feel I am not fit to live.Diana of the Crossways, Complete|George Meredith
They were as subject to deception and trickery, and as full of political and sectarian rancor as partisans in these times.
Here are our instruments of deception, our poisoned 75 sources of lucre.The Book of Khalid|Ameen Rihani
I had a vague dislike and dread of the deception which Mr. Brinkworth was practicing on the people of the inn.Man and Wife|Wilkie Collins
British Dictionary definitions for deception
Word Origin and History for deception
early 15c., from Middle French déception (13c., decepcion) or directly from Late Latin deceptionem (nominative deceptio) "a deceiving," from Latin decept-, past participle stem of decipere (see deceive).