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  • v. Present participle of undeceive.

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Examples

  • The old man paused, and then continued, 'If you will unreservedly confide to me the particulars of your tale, I perhaps may be of use in undeceiving them.

    Chapter 15

  • Thus to this congregation of excellent, undeceiving refuge, we pray that by the power of this prayer expressed from a heart filled with fervent devotion and humility, may the body, speech and mind of the sole of the Land of Snows, the supreme Ngawang Lobsang Tenzin Gyatso, be indestructible, unfluctuating and unceasing; may he live immutable for a hundred aeons, seated on a diamond throne, transcending decay and destruction.

    The Long Life Prayer for the 14th Dalai Lama

  • Undeceiving ourselves about our rise, undeceiving ourselves about our influence on policy seem to me essential elements of an essential conversation: Why Are We In Iraq?

    How the Jewish Lobby Helped Save My Family

  • “Do you contemplate undeceiving Sir Leicester to – night?”

    Bleak House

  • Mrs. Osborne, and had despatched a letter in reply to that lady, undeceiving her with respect to the reports concerning him and assuring her that “he had no sort of present intention of altering his condition.”

    Vanity Fair

  • What prompted her to refrain from undeceiving him she could hardly tell.

    Life's Little Ironies

  • Lady Griskin has been so good as to charge herself, not only with the delivery of this note, but also with the task of undeceiving Mrs Bramble, for whom I have the most profound respect and veneration, though my affection being otherwise engaged is no longer in the power of

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • The only method of undeceiving us is to mount up higher; to examine the narrow extent of science when applied to material causes; and to convince ourselves that all we know of them is the constant conjunction and inference above mentioned.

    An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

  • The doctor, however, died before the marriage, and Rosanna did not trouble herself about undeceiving me.

    The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

  • The lord lieutenant of Ireland responded with a declaration for the “undeceiving of deluded and seduced people.

    2. Ireland

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