Example sentences for: deceive

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

  • ' To half-sell anything is not to sell it at all, but to make it seem as if it had been sold, that is, `to deceive.

  • But it seems likely that the melodic rise and fall of, say, Licciardello can deceive the ear in a way that--just for an example--its German equivalent Schlick (Middle High German to gulp) simply cannot.

  • New York is the biggest city in the country by a wide margin, and it is the most urban in character--but don't let that deceive you.

  • Did Magaziner deceive the court, as Judge Lamberth insists he did?

  • Not surprisingly, Langleben got a lot of press after he announced his results, and his experiment led directly to speculation that we might eventually see fMRIs installed at airports, scanning the brains of would-be terrorists trying to deceive security screeners, or in courtrooms, catching perjurers red-handed (or perhaps red–anterior-cingulate-gyrused?)


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