EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DECEIVE
I have more than once tried to deceive you, but you will feel that I am not now speaking falsely.
But even in early manhood he never sought to deceive himself.
At the last push of fate Shakespeare will pose and deceive himself.
She tries to deceive Caesar as to her wealth, and is shamed by her treasurer Seleucus.
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
In short, when a person is always to deceive, it is impossible to be consistent.
It is undoubtedly better to deceive him entirely, and since he will be stubborn he must be tricked.
"I would not deceive her, or any woman living, upon any account," said Vivian.
My father does not know my mind sufficiently, therefore he may deceive you; but I will not.
But I am sure I never wished, I never intended, to deceive you.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR DECEIVE
- be deceitful
- be hypocritical
- claim falsely
- fake out
- lay claim
- let on
- make out
- pass off
- pass oneself off as
- put on
- put up a front
- shuck and jive