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synonyms for dishonest

  • corrupt
  • crooked
  • deceitful
  • deceptive
  • false
  • fraudulent
  • misleading
  • shady
  • sneaky
  • underhanded
  • unfair
  • unprincipled
  • unscrupulous
  • untrustworthy
  • backbiting
  • bent
  • bluffing
  • cheating
  • crafty
  • cunning
  • deceiving
  • designing
  • disreputable
  • double-dealing
  • elusive
  • guileful
  • hoodwinking
  • mendacious
  • perfidious
  • recreant
  • shifty
  • sinister
  • slippery
  • sneaking
  • swindling
  • traitorous
  • treacherous
  • tricky
  • two-faced
  • two-timing
  • unctuous
  • villainous
  • wily
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antonyms for dishonest

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  • aboveboard
  • ethical
  • fair
  • faithful
  • forthright
  • frank
  • genuine
  • good
  • honest
  • honorable
  • just
  • moral
  • open
  • principled
  • real
  • reliable
  • straight
  • trustworthy
  • truthful
  • upright
  • valid
  • scrupulous
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How to use dishonest in a sentence

He portrays the administration as ignornant, incompetent, dishonest and more concerned with public relations spin than saving lives.
NOT MENTIONED IN CUOMO’S CORONAVIRUS BOOK: HOW MANY NURSING HOME RESIDENTS DIED IN NEW YORKBY JOE SEXTONOCTOBER 23, 2020PROPUBLICA
The retraction in June of two papers on covid-19 in the Lancet and the New England Journal of Medicine, after researchers put too much trust in a dishonest collaborator, is an example of what happens when epistemic dependence is mishandled.
WHY YOU DON’T REALLY KNOW WHAT YOU KNOWKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
I’ve also heard about another group of people who were out in full force—dishonest people trying to trick or steal money that everyday people work so hard to earn.
PROTECT YOUR MONEY AND YOURSELFCMURRAYOCTOBER 6, 2020ESSENCE.COM
The letter informing her of her July 2019 decertification said she had been dishonest about the incident involving the vehicle, she said.
THE WOMAN PROPOSITIONED BY ALASKA’S FORMER LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TELLS HER STORY FOR THE FIRST TIMEBY KYLE HOPKINS AND MICHELLE THERIAULT BOOTS, ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWSSEPTEMBER 10, 2020PROPUBLICA
Additionally, we reserve the right to ban polls sponsored by a particular organization that consistently engages in dishonest or nontransparent behavior that goes beyond editorializing and political spin.
POLLS POLICY AND FAQSDHRUMIL MEHTA (DHRUMIL.MEHTA@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JULY 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
All the miserable stratagems they had been guilty of to win him; the dishonest plotting and planning.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The door should not be left open, as dishonest persons, passing along the entry, could enter without fear of being questioned.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
The Ministers found that, on this occasion, neither their honest nor their dishonest supporters could be trusted.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Thus, to import insanity or incompetency to a professional man, or that a public official is dishonest and corrupt is actionable.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
An honest man, with all his modesty, cannot prevent people saying of him what a dishonest man says of himself.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
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WORDS RELATED TO DISHONEST

  • cowardly
  • dirty
  • dishonest
  • foul
  • unjust
  • unscrupulous
  • unsportsmanlike
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