What does deceive mean?

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Verb
  1. To trick or mislead.
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But you didn't deceive even yourself, for your hand was shaking, and it wasn't the steam that made you dry your eyes.
The stepmother in the Snow White tale was evil, and she was wrong to try to deceive and kill Snow White.
In rapid succession, the minister exposes her ignorance, selfishness, incompetence, and unhesitating willingness to deceive the British public.
What that tells me is that right now, whatever is being reported could be information to deceive and mislead people.
The move was obviously a manoeuvre intended to appease and, perhaps, deceive disaffected members who clamoured for fresh leadership of the party.
A stand off in the Black Sea with Turkey is so much part and parcel of most openings that it can easily be dismissed as a ruse to deceive.

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