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Deception is providing misleading information to others.

  • Animals often attempt to deceive predators or prey by their appearance or behavior.
  • Deception is used to hide secret information.
  • Camouflage is a form of visual deception used in war.
  • Propaganda frequently involves deception.
  • Deceiving one's opponent is important in many aspects of game theory.

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