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< Middle English deceyven < From Old French deceivre (Modern French décevoir) < Latin decipere (to deceive, beguile, entrap) < de- (from) + capere (to seize); see captive. Cf. conceive, perceive, receive.

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Infinitive
to Deceive

Third person singular
deceiv

Simple past

Past participle
ing

Present participle
es

to Deceive (third-person singular simple present deceiv, present participle es, simple past , past participle ing)

  1. To trick or mislead.

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