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  • marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another; "she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill; "a double-dealing double agent"; "a double-faced infernal traitor and
  • intended to deceive; "deceitful advertising"; "fallacious testimony"; "smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge; "a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Deceitful'


  • The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things: The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things is a 2004 film directed by and starring Asia Argento, Jimmy Bennett & Dylan and Cole Sprouse (with Jimmy, Dylan
  • Deceitful Melody: Deceitful Melody (2000) is an album by Odes Of Ecstasy. "Ignorance" – 6:30 "Deceitful Melody" – 7:02 "One with the Darkness" – 4:49 "The Floating City
  • The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (novel): The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things is a novel-like book of ten related short stories written by Laura Albert under the name JT LeRoy, a persona that

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* Hope, deceitful as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route. - Robert Green Ingersoll


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Deceitful Sample Sentences in News


  • Sandbach woman pocketed £1,654 in benefits - after failing...
    DECEITFUL Stephanie Cargill pocketed an extra £1,654 in benefits – after failing to tell the council she was earning more cash.The 26-year-old was legitimately claiming housing benefit, council tax benefit and council tax support because she was on a low income. But she failed to tell Cheshire East Council that she had received a pay rise and the rent for her p Read more on this news related to 'Deceitful'
  • Woman jailed for defrauding Ministry of Education
    A ''cunning and deceitful'' Hamilton daycare centre owner who defrauded the Ministry of Education to the tune of $327,000 has been jailed for three years. Read more on this news related to 'Deceitful'
  • Trickster Trixie gets three years for fraud
    A "cunning and deceitful" Hamilton daycare centre owner who defrauded the Ministry of Education to the tune of $327,000 has been jailed for three years. Read more on this news related to 'Deceitful'

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