When we meet thus, when we do honor to the dead in terms that must sometimes embrace the living, we do not deceive ourselves.
We should not deceive ourselves: the settlers could very well succeed.
What's it like to act in two directions at once—to deceive the audience and the other characters on the show at the same time?
c.1300, from Old French decevoir (12c., Modern French décevoir) "to deceive," from Latin decipere "to ensnare, take in, beguile, cheat," from de- "from" or pejorative + capere "to take" (see capable). Related: Deceived; deceiver; deceiving.