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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Marked by deliberate trickery especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another; Intended to trick.

Usage examples (38)
  • I know we need be very jealous of our deceitful hearts on this point, lest our rejoicing should come from our pride.
  • She was a deceitful scheming little thing
  • deceitful advertising
  • And then it was that we told the "innocent child" (that's what we call the deceitful cat) everything. for more
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