Example sentences for: deceit

How can you use “deceit” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Indelicato (indelicate, unscrupulous) or Inganni ( inganno deceit) would do if one was not to be trusted, but Tagliavini ( tagliare to cut, vino `wine; in other words, one who would stoop to adulterating wine) had a certain extra punch.

  • But it almost simultaneously developed a secondary sense as a noun meaning nonsense, rubbish, a synonym for the more frequently used gammon , a British cant word for guile or deceit that the convicts brought with them and which also moved in the direction of nonsense or humbug.

  • e) Entangled allies and aides in his web of deceit.

  • It quoted Dick Morris, the president's former special adviser, as saying the White House strategy in dealing with the Monica crisis was one of "deceit, denial and delay.

  • In his speech last August, Clinton used weasel words and passive verbs to minimize his deceit.

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