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  • 1 deceiving — index colorable (specious), deceptive, delusive, dishonest, disingenuous, evasive, fallacious, false …

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  • 2 Deceiving — Deceive De*ceive , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deceived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deceiving}.] [OE. deceveir, F. d[ e]cevoir, fr. L. decipere to catch, insnare, deceive; de + capere to take, catch. See {Capable}, and cf. {Deceit}, {Deception}.] 1. To lead into …

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  • 3 deceiving — Synonyms and related words: beguiling, catchy, deceptive, deluding, delusive, delusory, dubious, fallacious, FALSE, fishy, hallucinatory, illusive, illusory, misleading, questionable, trickish, tricksy, tricky …

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  • 4 deceiving — de·ceive || dɪ siːv v. cheat, mislead …

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  • 5 DECEIVING — …

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  • 6 self-deceiving — /self di see ving, self /, adj. 1. subject to self deception; tending to deceive or fool oneself: a self deceiving person. 2. used in deceiving oneself, esp. in justifying a false belief, a morally reprehensible act, or the like: a self deceiving …

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  • 7 eye-deceiving — adj. creating the illusion of seeing reality. Syn: trompe l oeil(prenominal). [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 8 self-deceiving — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : given to self deception or serving to deceive oneself a self deceiving hypocrite self deceiving excuses …

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  • 9 self-deceiving — self deceiv′ing adj …

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  • 10 eye-deceiving — adjective creating the illusion of seeing reality (Freq. 1) the visual deception of trompe l oeil art • Syn: ↑trompe l oeil • Similar to: ↑unreal …

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  • 11 self-delusion — deceiving oneself deliberately …

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  • 12 The Gladiators — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Les Gladiateurs (homonymie).  Pour le jeu vidéo d Eugen Systems, voir The Gladiators: Galactic Circus Games The …

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  • 13 deception — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Misrepresentation Nouns 1. (act of deceiving) deception, deceptiveness; falseness, falsehood, untruth; imposition, imposture, misinformation, disinformation; fraud, fraudulence, deceit, deceitfulness,… …

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  • 14 Descartes: metaphysics and the philosophy of mind — John Cottingham THE CARTESIAN PROJECT Descartes is rightly regarded as one of the inaugurators of the modern age, and there is no doubt that his thought profoundly altered the course of Western philosophy. In no area has this influence been more… …

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  • 15 Jungian cognitive functions — This article is about definitions in the context of psychometric testing. For more general discussion see Cognition. In some forms of psychological testing, particularly those related to the Myers Briggs Type Indicator, the cognitive functions… …

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  • 16 Theory of camouflage — The theoretical basis for camouflage is the underlying methodology used in by camouflage, whether natural or man made. The definition of camouflage involves concealment and obscurity , whether applied to the natural coloration of animals, or the… …

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  • 17 Lying — • As defined by St. Thomas Aquinas, a statement at variance with the mind Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Lying     Lying     † …

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  • 18 Deceive — De*ceive , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deceived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deceiving}.] [OE. deceveir, F. d[ e]cevoir, fr. L. decipere to catch, insnare, deceive; de + capere to take, catch. See {Capable}, and cf. {Deceit}, {Deception}.] 1. To lead into error;… …

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  • 19 Deceived — Deceive De*ceive , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deceived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deceiving}.] [OE. deceveir, F. d[ e]cevoir, fr. L. decipere to catch, insnare, deceive; de + capere to take, catch. See {Capable}, and cf. {Deceit}, {Deception}.] 1. To lead into …

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  • 20 deceive — verb (deceived; deceiving) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French deceivre, from Latin decipere, from de + capere to take more at heave Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. archaic ensnare 2 …

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