Example sentences for: deceived

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

  • Lest one might be deceived into taking the preceding to be a pleasantry, even as late as 1909 (at seventy-four), Skeat's contempt for those who knew less than he was undiminished:

  • One of Grant's assistants got wind of the scheme, and asked Assistant Secretary of War Charles Dana to tell Grant "how he is being deceived by one to whom he has granted various privileges and favors."

  • Keeping it all in the family, you get your cousin Benny, fresh out of law school and eager for work, to argue that the public has come to love and trust the Widget Terminator and that people will be confused and deceived by the similarity of the name of the rival WidgetBuster.

  • This isn't Tuskegee . In Tuskegee, doctors sought no public review, had no clearly beneficial aim, and deceived patients into getting no treatment.

  • Only in the annotation does Gibbon add, "The world has laughed at the credulity of Marcus; but Madam Dacier assures us (and we may credit a lady) that the husband will always be deceived, if the wife condescends to dissemble."


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