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deceives

verb
present tense third-person singular of deceive

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to cause to believe what is untrue
  • he went to great lengths to deceive his family about the nature of his new job at the mall

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“Deceives.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deceives. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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