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  • They particularly know that you are the most deceiving young man they ever saw! Cited from The Palace of Darkened Windows, by Mary Hastings Bradley
  • Who is the person most likely to deceive you about right and wrong? Cited from Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year, by E.C. Hartwell
  • The master had told him so, and his own eye could not deceive him. Cited from Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1867, by Various
  • She does not deceive her husband, she tells him so right after.
  • Do you think it wrong of me to deceive my husband in this way? Cited from Pushing to the Front, by Orison Swett Marden
  • Richard is deceived into thinking that his baby daughter died along with his wife.
  • Her father and mother soon now must learn that she had been deceiving them day after day. Cited from The Apartment Next Door, by William Andrew Johnston
  • I think you have been deceiving all of us as to certain matters. Cited from Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker, by S. Weir Mitchell
  • The man who makes them deceives either himself or the other fellow -- usually both. Cited from Flowing Gold, by Rex Beach
  • I could never have believed we should have been so deceived. Cited from A Houseful of Girls, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • He deceives his children about his health, telling them that he is fine.
  • She used her and brought her up to kill and deceive people.
  • I have never deceived you about my position, and I shall not begin now. Cited from A Houseful of Girls, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • She knew that children could not be deceived by such pieces of acting. Cited from Ungava, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Perhaps also an individual has a desire to deceive or test authority figures.
  • She was strong enough to face this and refused to deceive herself about it. Cited from April's Lady, by Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
  • Watch the mountain opposite, and tell me if my eyes are deceiving me. Cited from Princess Maritza, by Percy Brebner
  • It was to tell the bishop how he had been deceiving him all these weeks. Cited from The Bishop's Shadow, by I. T. Thurston
  • But nature often deceives us, and does not subject herself to her own rules. Cited from Pascal's Pensees, by Blaise Pascal
  • However, he played his little comedy in such way as to deceive them all completely. Cited from The Nabob, Volume 1 (of 2), by Alphonse Daudet
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Root form of deceiving is deceive for the verb.

Words starting with deceiving

Meaning of deceiving

  • verb Be false to; be dishonest with
  • verb Cause someone to believe an untruth
    The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house