deceive deceive  /dɪs ˈiv/


  1. (v) be false to; be dishonest with
  2. (v) cause someone to believe an untruth

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  1. Your eyes do not deceive you: that sleek slab levitating in midair is in fact a bed, and it is floating unsupported--though lightly tethered at its four corners--16 in.
  2. And yet they repeat them, over and over again, day after day, in an attempt to deceive the American people just so that they can win this election.
  3. He should have resigned when he realized Bush would use bad intelligence to deceive the American people.


  1. New FX Exposed Report by TraDesto Reveals Top 8 Forex Insider Trading Brokerage Schemes

    How do I deceive thee; let me count the ways. According to a new special report, FX Exposed, from Forex trading platform TraDesto, foreign currency traders are likely being scammed eight different ways by their brokers… without even realizing it. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. What Darkness Does to the Mind

    Regardless of anonymity, we become more likely to deceive.        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Atlantic

  3. Financial disclosure forms keep tripping up Florida pols

    TALLAHASSEE -- One universal constant in Florida politics seems to be that politicians will bungle or deceive when it comes to filling out their financial disclosures.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel


  1. "We are seeing a triple failure for the Americans in Iraq," al-Zawahri said in the 90-minute videotape. "No matter how much the gigantic propoganda machine in America tries to deceive the people, the reality is stronger and worse than all the...
    on Dec 16, 2007 By: Ayman al-Zawahri Source: FOXNews

  2. "Musharraf is staging a drama to deceive America and the West whom he scared (by saying) that without him the nuclear bomb will get into extremist hands," Khan told reporters.
    on Nov 21, 2007 By: Imran Khan Source: USA Today

  3. "It's not all pals together, we're in football and you disagree with people," said Taylor. "There's a clear difference of opinion. We believe this was something that infringed the regulations and there was an obvious intent to deceive the...
    on Sep 9, 2009 By: David Taylor Source: SkySports

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