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Definition of Deceit

Deceit
Deceit De*ceit", n. [OF. deceit, des[,c]ait, decept (cf. deceite, de[,c]oite), fr. L. deceptus deception, fr. decipere. See Deceive.] 1. An attempt or disposition to deceive or lead into error; any declaration, artifice, or practice, which misleads another, or causes him to believe what is false; a contrivance to entrap; deception; a wily device; fraud. Making the ephah small and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit. --Amos viii. 5. Friendly to man, far from deceit or guile. --Milton. Yet still we hug the dear deceit. --N. Cotton. 2. (Law) Any trick, collusion, contrivance, false representation, or underhand practice, used to defraud another. When injury is thereby effected, an action of deceit, as it called, lies for compensation. Syn: Deception; fraud; imposition; duplicity; trickery; guile; falsifying; double-dealing; stratagem. See Deception.

Meaning of Deceit from wikipedia

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- Deceit is a British four-part television drama miniseries, based on the true story of a controversial undercover operation carried out by the Metropolitan...
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- "River of Deceit" is a song by the American rock band Mad Season, released in 1995 as the first single from the band's only studio album, Above (1995)...
- Palace of Deceit is a video game written by Cliff Bleszinski in 1991 in his own company Game Syndicate Productions at the age of 16. The first edition...
- launched its campaign against Darwinism, with Oktar's book The Evolution Deceit, distributing tens of thousands of free copies in Turkey. In September 1999...
- The tort of deceit is a type of legal injury that occurs when a person intentionally and knowingly deceives another person into an action that damages...
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- Deceit is the second and final studio album by English experimental rock band This Heat, released in September 1981 by Rough Trade Records. As with their...