Example sentences for: deception

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

  • But to remind its masters that it can still bite--and reinforce conservative prejudices that it's pink--PBS periodically aired blasphemous dramas ( Steambath , 1973), Mao-symp travelogues (Shirley MacLaine's The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir , 1975), politically provocative docudramas ( Death of a Princess , 1980), lefty attacks on agribiz ( Hungry for Profit , 1985), homoerotica ( Tongues Untied , 1991), and brazen assaults on logical thinking ( The Panama Deception , 1992).

  • Short sellers are often founts of useful information, and a certain kind of institutionalized skepticism seems to make them adept at sniffing out fraud and deception, particularly in corporate accounting.

  • They were no doubt enraged by Brandon's deception and angered by his identity, as the film implies.

  • The so-called diskette is a flat black square of rather tough plastic with a hole in the middle and an oblong slot on each of the flat sides; it is said to be 5¼ inches square, but that is a lie: as the only person who probably ever measured one of these things, I can tell you it is 5 3/16 inches square; that may seem irrelevant, but it is only the beginning of the Great Deception.

  • The "deception" that Lamberth complained about was contained in one sentence of a 13-page affidavit filed by Magaziner in response to the suit.


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