ceive＝to take（取） 变化型 cept，cip，cipate
1 [U] deliberately leading sb to believe or accept sth that is false, usu so as to get sth for oneself; deceiving 欺骗; 欺诈
*practice deceit on sb 对某人进行欺骗
* She won her promotion by deceit. 她用欺骗手段得以晋升.
2 [C] dishonest act or statement 不诚实的行为或言语
*She got them to hand over all their money by a wicked deceit. 她用卑鄙的手段使他们把所有的钱移交给她.
n [U and C]
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French;Origin:Latin decipere; DECEIVE]
behaviour that is intended to make someone believe something that is not true
an atmosphere of hypocrisy and deceit
1. She won her promotion by deceit. 她用欺骗手段得以晋升.