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Deceive

deceive vb

de·ceived
de·ceiv·ing
vt
: to cause to accept as true or valid what is false or invalid
vi
: to practice deceit compare defraud , mislead



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.