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What's the root or base of the word "Deceit"? Or it doesn't have any?

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    Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here is the etymology of the word:

    Main Entry: de┬Ěceit
    Pronunciation: di-'sEt
    Function: noun
    Etymology: Middle English deceite, from Middle French, from Latin decepta, feminine of deceptus, past participle of decipere

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    The word, "deceit," doesn't have a root word.

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