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Usage examples for Deceiving

  1. I will tell you why you succeeded in deceiving me in your letters. – Here and Hereafter by Barry Pain
  2. The countess breathed again; and almost deceiving herself with the idea that Helen was indeed ignorant of her treachery, listened with emotions of another kind, when she heard of the rescue of her daughter- in- law. – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  3. But if she succeeded in deceiving Spain, and putting Philip and Parma to sleep, she might well boast of having made fools of them all. – History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  4. And you don't mind deceiving your grandfather? – Behind the Green Door by Mildred A. Wirt
  5. She had hidden it from him, until it could be hidden no longer- she had deceived him in the past, she was deceiving him in the present. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  6. You are deliberately deceiving your doctor and nurse. – Lalage's Lovers 1911 by George A. Birmingham
  7. But as the prevailing characteristic of this infectious disease is, above all, its contagion, we have preferred to adopt the name of contagious typhus, without, however, deceiving ourselves as to the value of the denomination. – On the cattle plague: or, Contagious typhus in horned cattle. Its history, origin, description, and treatment by Honoré Bourguignon
  8. And when he offered me his hand he meant it; he was not deceiving me. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  9. She knew that he was deceiving her; and he felt that she knew it. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  10. " I saw that he was deceiving us. – The Pursuit of the House-Boat by John Kendrick Bangs
  11. I humoured the fellow at first, keeping him in play for nearly a month, deceiving and laughing at him. – Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest by George Borrow
  12. " Unfortunate- when you were deceiving me every day of your life. – A Tale of a Lonely Parish by F. Marion Crawford
  13. " No." " And do you want to start your career by deceiving people?" – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  14. Juan was not satisfied with deceiving his mother in this way, but used to play tricks on her. – Philippine Folk-Tales by Clara Kern Bayliss, Berton L. Maxfield, W. H. Millington, Fletcher Gardner, Laura Watson Benedict
  15. Constance, however, at last made a sign to entreat her to continue deceiving her friend, if only for charity's sake. – Fruitfulness Fecondite by Emile Zola
  16. I was unwilling to say of my sister that she had been deceiving them, though it did seem only too likely. – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins
  17. She turned away, bitterly, contemptuously indignant and incredulous; and my corroborations only served to give both her and my father a certain dread of Clarence's influence over me, as though I had been either deceived or induced to back him in deceiving them. – Chantry House by Charlotte M. Yonge
  18. I've been deceiving you, Walter, all the time, but I did it for the best. – Joe Wilson and His Mates by Henry Lawson
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