Definition of 'deceit'
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This is a corruption and a deceit. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You will already be damaging your marriage with the constant lies and deceit. The Sun (2010)He has changed but why did it take lies and deceit for it to happen? The Sun (2010)But insiders say his patience had worn thin over the deceit and lies told by corrupt contacts. The Sun (2011)This is indeed a piece of deceit and hypocrisy. Christianity Today (2000)Too much of it is about deceit, lies and bungs. The Sun (2007)The whole thing's built on deceit and denial. Mothers who Leave (1994)The sport was shocked for a simple reason: fraud and deceit remain minority pursuits. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Caught up in a dark world of betrayal and deceit, theirs is not a conventional love story. The Sun (2013)Opening at the turn of the last century, it shows a society riven by hypocrisy and deceit. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I was divorced after my ex nearly destroyed me with lies and deceit. The Sun (2010)Full of lies and deceit. The Sun (2010)I don't like lies and deceit. The Sun (2009)I'm very upset by his lies and deceit. The Sun (2009)All I can think about is the lies and deceit. The Sun (2011) Lies & deceit shouldn't be rewarded, not cool. The Sun (2016)It's the lies and the deceit we won't put up with. The Sun (2006)Sadly, lies, deceit and dishonesty appear to have become the accepted norm within the portals of power. The Sun (2012)At least he got that right, although now we can add lies and deceit into the mix, too. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Rather than wait until after a police investigation, the insurers brought a civil claim of fraud and deceit against the 57 ring members. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'deceit'
British English: deceit NOUN
Deceit is behaviour that is deliberately intended to make people believe something which is not true.
He was living a secret life of deceit.
Definition of deceit from the Collins English Dictionary
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