Definition of Deceptions
1. Noun. (plural of deception) ¹
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Definition of Deceptions
1. deception [n] - See also: deception
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Literary usage of Deceptions
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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Among the disturbances of perception may be mentioned (1) the sense deceptions known as hallucinations, pseudo-hallucinations and illusions, ..."
2. An Analytical Inquiry Into the Principles of Taste by Richard Payne Knight (1806)
"The imitative deceptions of this art unmask the habitual deceptions of sight, as those of the ventriloquist do the habitual deceptions of hearing, ..."
3. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"164 the vertical lines, although exactly parallel, seem, on the contrary, to run obliquely with reference to one another. Both of these deceptions depend ..."
4. Elements of International Law and Laws of War by Henry Wager Halleck (1874)
"Allowable deceptions. War makes men public enemies, but it leaves in force all duties ... Feints, and deceptions of this kind are always allowable in war. ..."
5. The Complete Works of Count Tolstoy by Leo Tolstoy (1904)
"THE deceptions OF FAITH 182. IF there were no offences, people could not continue to live in sins, since every sin punishes itself: the men of the former ..."
6. Experimental Researches in Chemistry and Physics by Michael Faraday (1859)
"On a Peculiar Class of Optical deceptions *. THE pre-eminent importance of the eye as an organ of perception confers an interest upon the various modes in ..."
7. Recollections of a Service of Three Years During the War-of-extermination in by Simón Bolívar (1828)
"... Service— Capture of Barcelona—Imprudence of the Commander-in-Chief —Description of Barcelona—deceptions of the Priesthood, and Simplicity of the Women. ..."
8. An Exposure of the Arts and Miseries of Gambling: Designed Especially as a by Jonathan Harrington Green (1847)
"deceptions USED IN THE GAME OF FARO. This game has proved to be the most destructive one ever introduced among us, both on account of its being the greatest ..."