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deceit

see definition of deceit
  • nounpractice of misleading
  • nounparticular type of trick, misleading
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Synonyms for deceit

noun practice of misleading
  • chicanery
  • deception
  • dishonesty
  • duplicity
  • fraud
  • hypocrisy
  • treachery
  • trickery
  • ambidexterity
  • ambidextrousness
  • artifice
  • cheating
  • chicane
  • craft
  • craftiness
  • cunning
  • deceitfulness
  • dissimulation
  • double-dealing
  • fraudulence
  • guile
  • imposition
  • pretense
  • slyness
  • trapping
  • cozening
  • defrauding
  • dirty dealing
  • dirty pool
  • dissemblance
  • entrapping
  • overreaching
  • smoke and mirrors
  • two-facedness
  • two-timing
  • underhandedness

Antonyms for deceit

  • fairness
  • forthrightness
  • frankness
  • honesty
  • openness
  • sincerity
  • trustworthiness
  • truth
  • truthfulness
  • artlessness
  • reality
  • uprightness
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More words related to deceit

ambidexterity

noun. insincerity
  • deceit
  • deception
  • dishonesty
  • disingenuousness
  • double-dealing
  • hypocrisy
  • phoniness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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