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synonyms for deceit
- dirty dealing
- dirty pool
- smoke and mirrors
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How to use deceit in a sentence
To the extent Neanderthals were like us, they must have been capable of acts of great kindness and empathy, but also cruelty, violence, and deceit.Would We Still See Ourselves as ‘Human’ if Other Hominin Species Hadn’t Gone Extinct? | Nicholas R. Longrich | October 21, 2021 | Singularity Hub
Petzold loves his romantic bargains, his meditations on longing, obsession and deceit, and he unfurls all of that seductive cloth of gold in Undine.In the Noirish Modern Fairytale Undine, a Mermaid and a Man Find Happiness—for Now | Stephanie Zacharek | May 28, 2021 | Time
His deceit was wide-ranging and unsettling, and prompted questions within the publishing industry about authorship, privilege and identity.What to Know About The Woman in the Window as the Movie Adaptation Hits Netflix | Annabel Gutterman | May 14, 2021 | Time
He explains the phenomenon of deceit in general, and self-deception in particular, with the same plain language and gentle authority that his listeners have come to rely on.We’re constantly fooling ourselves — and that’s (mostly) okay | Katie Hafner | March 26, 2021 | Washington Post
The Washington Post’s examination of a private conservative gathering included numerous appeals from presenters to this alleged threat looming over the country, a threat manifested in fraud, deceit and civil unrest.Five falsehoods spurring Republican concern about the election | Philip Bump | October 15, 2020 | Washington Post
“I was truly appalled by the realization of the deceit involved,” Bradlee wrote.The Bizarre Tale of Ben Bradlee, JFK, and the Master Spy | Will Rahn | October 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Just like a Law & Order episode, the Mississippi Senate race has featured felonies, courtroom drama, lies, and deceit.
For years now, deceit has been an institutional norm in facilities across the VA.
He lines his pockets when opportunities arise, and gets ahead of domestic rivals by craft and deceit.‘300’ Is a Misleading, Muscle-Bound Travesty of Ancient History | James Romm | March 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But these two pillars of support for lethal injection have always been based on a form of deceit.What Happens to the Death Penalty When Lethal Injection Isn’t Quick and Painless? | Andrew Cohen | January 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This is one of the fundamentals in that large class of cases growing out of deceit.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
As a net is full of birds, so their houses are full of deceit: therefore are they become great and enriched.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
Do not believe this; be certain that those who profess such a doctrine are practising themselves the deceit they condemn so much.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
The party seeking redress, must have been deceived, and also injured by the deceit in order to recover.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
Thus, where such pure, noble feelings do not exist, the mere forms of politeness become hypocrisy and deceit.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
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