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deception

[di′sep·shən]
(electronics)
The deliberate radiation, reradiation, alteration, absorption, or reflection of electromagnetic energy in a manner intended to mislead an enemy in the interpretation of information received by his electronic systems.
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All items loading on Factor 1 pertain to alcohol and/or drug use that lead some individuals to feign orgasm.
Alternatively, sterile weevils can be released into the wild in the evening because lower adult Cylas formicarius feign death during the night than daytime (Miyatake 2001a).
Capturing Mladic will mean taking a firm line with Serbia, where politicians feign ignorance of the 15 to 20 indicted war criminals living in their territory.
To more than 200,000 young people--indoctrinated since kindergarten in the view that everything is relative, that your truth is as good as mine--the Archbishop said: "We must refuse to feign the politically correct tolerance which imagines all religions and convictions and values are equally valid.
We would never encourage people to feign injury to take time off work.
He should watch real men, real sportsmen in rugby (both codes) - men who never dive, cheat, feign injury or question the decisions of the man in the middle.
To feign illness or other incapacity in order to avoid duty or work.
Paul Cook and Steve Jones, drummer and guitarist, strain to feign any interest.
Yet for a decade, even as the Reform Party was rising to official opposition status, Gzowski could not feign interest in listening.
For the wearing of a mask--to put it in the words of the Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek--"actually makes us what we feign to be.
Murderers brought in for questioning by the police have plenty of reasons to feign innocence.
It's no wonder that politicians feign ignorance of why certain individuals might wish to escape reality through drugs--or might wish to do unto society as society has done unto them.