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Appearances can be deceiving.

Prov. Things can look different from the way they really are. Edward seems like a very nice boy, but appearances can be deceiving. Jane may look like she doesn't understand you, but she's really extremely bright. Appearances can be deceiving.
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deceive someone into something

to trick someone into doing something. She deceived me into giving her my car keys. You can't deceive me into doing what I don't want to do.
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deceive someone with something

to cheat someone with something or with deceptive words. You cannot deceive me with your promises. You are just deceiving yourself with fancy talk.
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When Francis's "smooth countenance and wordes: affected gravitie: deceivable enticements: deepe learnings and reasonings" failed to achieve his goals, he turned to "pride: Lordliness: rage: furie: violence: revilings: scoffings: upbraidings: threatnings.