Example sentences for: deceitful

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

  • Very early, owing in part to English Protestant propagandists, the word "Jesuitical" came to characterize a form of argument designed less to seek the truth than to make a case, a form of argument that was aggressive and clever but perhaps not always sincere--indeed, one that was at times cunningly equivocal or downright deceitful.

  • A long profile of Benjamin Netanyahu depicts him as pompous, mean, adulterous, arrogant, deceitful, and cheap.

  • The other main story was Thursday's attack on Prime Minister Tony Blair by Conservative opposition leader William Hague, who called Blair a liar, a fraud, and the chief architect of a systematically hypocritical and deceitful government.

  • The investigators found no clear evidence of a conspiracy by Swiss banks to steal money from victims of the Nazis, but they also cite their "deceitful actions."

  • Here are a few of my favourites in English, coupled with their deceitful meanings:


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