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Deceitful, 1) full of fallacy, fraudulent: Gentl. II, 7, 72. Shr. IV, 4, 83. H6A II, 1, 50. H6B IV, 7, 109. H6C III, 3, 141. Mcb. IV, 3, 58.
2) delusive: “conceit d., so compact, so kind,” Lucr. 1423.
3) disappointing expectation: “they fall their crests and like d. jades sink in the trial,” Caes. IV, 2, 26.
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