deceptively

All Adverb
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  • His upper-body was deceptively strong which gave him excellent cover defence.
  • Less than two yards away now was the deceptively open mouth of the gap. Cited from Star Hunter, by Andre Alice Norton
  • The river is a mile wide but deceptively only a foot deep.
  • He can also move deceptively quickly and efficiently for a man of his size.
  • Deceptively simple, this story can be read on multiple levels of understanding.
  • With a deceptively firm step she entered a room to wonder at. Cited from Red Masquerade, by Louis Joseph Vance
  • This makes the written language look deceptively similar to Spanish.
  • Mayer's philosophy toward playing and really, his playing itself is deceptively simple.
  • However, such stories mostly borrow from deceptively simple subject matter -- the lives of ordinary people.
  • Her poetry has a deceptively simple style and deals with everyday subject matter.
  • These continue the use of oak - from a local and sustainable source - and are deceptively simple in their appearance.
  • He specialises in the design of 'deceptively simple-looking mass-produced objects' and has won numerous international design awards.
  • Use cases are deceptively simple tools for describing the behavior of software or systems.
  • Redding played deceptively simple bass lines that helped to anchor the band's sound.
  • Jenkins' main strength was his kicking, although he was deceptively quick in his early career.
  • Wednesday is deceptively strong; she is able to bring her father down with a judo hold.
  • The sight of a fat man in a thong dancing deceptively well became very popular.
  • Their life was short and harsh, and they opted not to use magic because it made life deceptively soft.
  • The young man's manner was deceptively calm, but his head was in a whirl. Cited from Captivating Mary Carstairs, Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • It is one of those deceptively simple, clever, useful, and easy to use tools that many seem to own.
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Meaning of deceptively

  • adverb In a misleading way
    the exam looked deceptively easy