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deceive (verb), deceives; deceived; deceiving
1. To mislead or to deliberately hide the truth from someone: Shawn deceived his mother into believing he was going to school when he really went to a movie"
2. To convince oneself of something that is not true.
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(hoodwink, deceive, cheat; believed to be from hocus pocus which is probably from a pseudo Latin phrase: hax pax max Deus adimax, that was used by traveling conjurers to impress their audiences)
(Latin: in vain, in error; to deceive, to disappoint)
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(Italian, "chatter, prattle" > French: deceive, deceiver; swindle, swindler; fraud, quack, chiseler)