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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Tending to or having the ability to trick someone.

Usage examples (40)
  • The apple's flawless red skin was deceptive because the fruit inside was rotten.
  • The deceptive calm in the eye of the storm
  • deceptive calm
  • As usual with leftists, the true meaning of their words is couched in deceptive code. for more
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