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addaword.gifdefinition of romantic deception

noun
the misrepresentation of significant facts in the context of an intimate relationship
Gloria became a victim of romantic deception when she learned that her fiance Al had never graduated from law school, as he had claimed.
Submitted by: b4ucommit from United States on 25/11/2010 17:15:00
Definition of romantic deception from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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