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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a misleading way.

Usage examples (38)
  • The exam looked deceptively easy
  • I sing "Suzie is a Headbanger" in deceptively empty streets.
  • She glanced at Charles; his expression deceptively open, he was watching Nicholas.
  • The ACT is not known to have quite so many that would be called deceptively tricky. for more
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