deceitful

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  • But what you have told me shows me how deceitful appearances may be. Cited from A Terrible Temptation, by Charles Reade
  • She felt deceitful about her hair, but how could she help it? Cited from The Butterfly House, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Yet he looked so true -- who would believe he was so deceitful? Cited from Miss Dexie, by Stanford Eveleth
  • We might call it a deceitful tree because it seemed to be better than it really was. Cited from Crayon and Character: Truth Made Clear Through Eye and Ear, by Griswold
  • Defeated by deceitful means they are now living in the deep forest in great suffering. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1
  • Almost everyone who has gone to the bad early in life has had a deceitful mother. Cited from A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen
  • You think the sound of that deceitful voice has any charm for me! Cited from Venetia, by Benjamin Disraeli
  • He was waiting for her to give in; but he was deceitful and so he said nothing! Cited from Married, by August Strindberg
  • A deceitful thing to try to pass for white when she is colored! Cited from Minnie's Sacrifice, by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
  • He would remember his visit, and what would he think of her deceitful frivolity? Cited from Frontier Stories, by Bret Harte
  • I said all women were deceitful, and you took it too seriously. Cited from In the Year of Jubilee, by George Gissing
  • Those who appear in deceitful guise before these three very soon meet with destruction. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3
  • Men are deceitful; you must be on your guard against them. Cited from Ernest Maltravers, E. B. Lytton, Book 4
  • I did not tell him, deceitful woman that I was, that I myself already knew. Cited from The Argosy, Vol. 51, No. 5, May, 1891, ed. by Charles W. Woods
  • But nothing is so deceitful as mad people to those who are not used to them. Cited from The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb, Vol. 6: Letters 1821-1842, by Lamb
  • I couldn't bear to think of his being here with other girls -- men are so deceitful! Cited from Going Some, by Rex Beach
  • "I thought she would play her cards well, deceitful creature!" said the one. Cited from Paul Clifford, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 4
  • Is she ill, or is she playing a wild, deceitful part? Cited from Skookum Chuck Fables, by Skookum Chuck (pseud for R.D. Cumming)
  • But nothing is so deceitful as mad people, to those who are not used to them. Cited from The Best Letters of Charles Lamb, ed: Edward Gilpin Johnson
  • Home, where they were all fond of her, and knew she was not a deceitful little girl. Cited from The Hawthorns, by Amy Walton
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