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synonyms for deceiving

  • 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 deceiving

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

The task of deceiving the Austrians was performed to perfection by Murat with the reserve cavalry and Lannes's corps.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
For, in a confidential letter to Heinsius, whom he could have no motive for deceiving, he intimated his intention very clearly.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
She had treated me like a school-boy, she had used in deceiving me a trick which was insultingly simple.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
Indeed he would have found more difficulty in deceiving others had he not begun by deceiving himself.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Learning to sing "It's a long, long way to Tipperary" for the purpose of deceiving the Allies.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, NOVEMBER 4, 1914VARIOUS
I am continuually deceiving myself into the belief that I am succeeding—and I am continually deceiving Corydon in the same way.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
He would not defend the deceiving priest; but no unruly men-at-arms should touch a hair of Sebastian, if he also was menaced.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
"I'm sure we had no thought of deceiving you," responded Harry with one of his engaging smiles.
A LITTLE UNION SCOUTJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
Averill crossed the stream, driving back the Rebels, and by his movement deceiving the enemy.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
Yet there were probably two inches of wool under that deceiving surface in some places.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
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WORDS RELATED TO DECEIVING

  • deceiving
  • deception
  • defrauding
  • dishonesty
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