Example sentences for: deceived

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

  • The present Canadian Prime Minister, Brian Mulroney, because of his tendency to change his public position on such things as the universality of social programs, is widely known as Lyin'-Brian . In the 1970s, Prime Minister Trudeau was overheard using the f-word in the House of Commons, but when asked about it later, he claimed that what he had said was fuddle-duddle . The country was generally amused (though not deceived) by this humorous explanation.

  • He carefully explains how Clinton spurred witness Monica Lewinsky to lie, coached potential witness Betty Currie to lie, found Lewinsky a job in exchange for a false affidavit, got Currie and Lewinsky to conceal gifts, and deceived Sidney Blumenthal and John Podesta so that they would lie to the grand jury.

  • But not everybody loves a mensch . Pat Buchanan ( The McLaughlin Group ) barely disturbed the consensus by accusing Clinton of having "deceived the American public" and leading the nation into a "quagmire."

  • District Judge Royce Lamberth ruled that White House aide Ira Magaziner--the architect of President Clinton's 1993 health-care proposal--and White House lawyers had "deceived" his court in a 1993 affidavit.

  • In La Stampa of Turin, Gabriele Romagnoli wrote from New York that Clinton's destiny is in the hands of the "strange, wonderful, deceived American people, who continue to form a dam against the torrent of mud poured out by Kenneth Starr onto the president they elected, onto the TV sets in their homes, onto the screens of their children's computers."


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