|1.||to mislead by deliberate misrepresentation or lies|
|2.||to delude (oneself)|
|3.||to be unfaithful to (one's sexual partner)|
|4.||archaic to disappoint: his hopes were deceived|
|[C13: from Old French deceivre, from Latin dēcipere to ensnare, cheat, from capere to take]|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
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