ceive＝to take（取） 变化型 cept，cip，cipate
1 [U] deceiving or being deceived 欺骗
*obtain sth by deception 用欺骗手段获得某事物
* practise deception on the public 欺骗公众.
2 [C] trick intended to deceive 骗术; 诡计
*It was an innocent deception, meant as a joke. 那是无伤大雅的鬼把戏, 开个玩笑而已.
n [U and C]
1400-1500; Language: French;Origin:Late Latin
deceptio, from Latin
the act of deliberately making someone believe something that is not true
→deceive She didn't have the courage to admit to her deception. He was convicted of obtaining money by deception .
1. It was an innocent deception, meant as a joke. 那是无伤大雅的鬼把戏, 开个玩笑而已.
2. Inviting the fire brigade to put out a nonexistent fire is a crude form of deception which no self-respecting student would ever indulge in. 请消防队来扑灭一场根本没有的大火是一种低级骗局，有自尊心的大学生决不会去做。