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synonyms for deceitful

  • artful
  • deceptive
  • disingenuous
  • duplicitous
  • false
  • fraudulent
  • hypocritical
  • misleading
  • underhanded
  • untrustworthy
  • untruthful
  • astucious
  • astute
  • beguiling
  • clandestine
  • counterfeit
  • crafty
  • cunning
  • deceiving
  • delusive
  • delusory
  • designing
  • double-dealing
  • fallacious
  • feline
  • foxy
  • furtive
  • guileful
  • illusory
  • impostrous
  • indirect
  • insidious
  • knavish
  • lying
  • mendacious
  • rascal
  • roguish
  • shifty
  • slick
  • sly
  • sneaky
  • stealthy
  • subtle
  • treacherous
  • tricky
  • two-faced
  • underhand
  • wily
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antonyms for deceitful

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  • actual
  • authentic
  • forthright
  • frank
  • genuine
  • honest
  • ingenuous
  • just
  • naive
  • open
  • real
  • reliable
  • sincere
  • truthful
  • upright
  • valid
  • faithful
  • loyal
  • trustworthy
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How to use deceitful in a sentence

For the Netflix adaptation, there were bumps in the road beyond the public uncovering of Mallory’s deceitful nature.
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW AS THE MOVIE ADAPTATION HITS NETFLIXANNABEL GUTTERMANMAY 14, 2021TIME
The McDermott case is a symptom of a complex college disease, one that values the program over the kids who sweat to maintain it, one that keeps profiting off deceitful, paternalistic attitudes about raising young athletic phenoms.
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A PLANTATION AND COLLEGE SPORTS: A PLANTATION DIDN’T PRETENDJERRY BREWERMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In one scene, she’s being pummeled by a deceitful and financially abusive lover.
WE LOST WHO BILLIE HOLIDAY MIGHT HAVE BEEN IF SHE WASN’T BUSY FIGHTING RACISMBRANDE VICTORIANFEBRUARY 26, 2021ESSENCE.COM
In an interview with Fortune, Levchin reiterated his familiar mantra that the credit card industry is deceitful and immoral, and that Affirm offers a way to provide consumers credit with dignity.
AFFIRM HITS $100 ON OPENING DAY AFTER LISTING AT $49 (UPDATED)JEFF ROBERTSJANUARY 13, 2021FORTUNE
The series never makes a clear case that it’s worth all the effort — or worth adding another deceitful politician to your life at this particular moment.
WITH ‘ROADKILL,’ PBS INVITES YOU TO WATCH A NARCISSIST POLITICIAN WHO GETS AWAY WITH EVERYTHING. HOW DOES THAT GRAB YOU?HANK STUEVEROCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It was at this parliament that the famous acts against horse racing and deceitful gaming were passed.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The hopes of a man that is void of understanding are vain and deceitful: and dreams lift up fools.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Avoid affectation; it is the sure test of a deceitful, vulgar mind.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Destroyed!I feel all hope and all desire depart,For life and its deceitful joys.Forever rest!
THE POEMS OF GIACOMO LEOPARDIGIACOMO LEOPARDI
It is the offspring of a sickly taste, a deceitful heart, and a sure proof of low breeding.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO DECEITFUL

  • artful
  • astute
  • calculating
  • conniving
  • contriving
  • crafty
  • cunning
  • deceitful
  • devious
  • expedient
  • opportunist
  • plotting
  • shrewd
  • sly
  • underhanded
  • unscrupulous
  • wily
  • crafty
  • criminal
  • deceitful
  • devious
  • dishonest
  • dishonorable
  • double-dealing
  • dubious
  • fraudulent
  • illegal
  • indirect
  • iniquitous
  • lying
  • nefarious
  • questionable
  • ruthless
  • shady
  • shifty
  • treacherous
  • underhand
  • unlawful
  • unprincipled
  • unscrupulous
  • untruthful
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