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synonyms for deceives

  • betray
  • cheat
  • circumvent
  • defraud
  • delude
  • disappoint
  • dupe
  • entrap
  • falsify
  • fool
  • hoodwink
  • swindle
  • trick
  • victimize
  • bamboozle
  • beat
  • beguile
  • bilk
  • buffalo
  • burn
  • clip
  • con
  • cozen
  • ensnare
  • fake
  • fleece
  • gouge
  • gull
  • hoax
  • hook
  • humbug
  • outwit
  • rob
  • scam
  • screw
  • sell
  • skin
  • beat out of
  • cross up
  • double-cross
  • impose upon
  • lead on
  • play joke on
  • pull fast one
  • put on
  • suck in
  • take advantage of
  • take for
  • take for ride
  • take in
  • take to cleaners
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antonyms for deceives

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  • aid
  • assist
  • help
  • protect
  • support
  • give
  • let go
  • offer
  • release
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How to use deceives in a sentence

Do you think, lowering her voice and speaking more slowly, that He ever deceives any body?
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
There he is again, and the whole pack give tongue and dash off to the call which never deceives them.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
Art has once for all, like the works of Homer, been written in Greek, and he deceives himself who believes that it is German.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
But I do not wonder that he deceives you, dear, since he has deceived the world for so long.
WOOD MAGICRICHARD JEFFERIES
How should I be friend to one who deceives me by fair words, and who would have Douglas deal with me with his poniard?
THE ABBOTSIR WALTER SCOTT
For sin weakens the sense of individual guilt, and thus deceives men by hardening their hearts.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWSTHOMAS CHARLES EDWARDS
In spite of their dark pessimism, the actors in these little dramas have an appearance of gaiety which deceives.
CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN NOVELISTSSERGE PERSKY
He may sometimes a very little disgust you, but you will seldom have just cause to complain that he disappoints and deceives.
THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMANLAURENCE STERNE
The villanous world is turned mangy; one jade deceives another, and your ostler plays his part commonly for the fourth share.
A SELECT COLLECTION OF OLD ENGLISH PLAYS, VOLUME 10 (OF 15)VARIOUS
This too often deceives the inexperienced man even when hunting with a dog.
GAME BIRDS AND GAME FISHES OF THE PACIFIC COASTHARRY THOM PAYNE
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