Example sentences for: deceit

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

  • According to Richard Flores, “The term ‘rinche’ not only signifies mistrust or deceit, but also the violence and exploitation inflicted upon the Mexicano community by the Texas Rangers” (1992,171).

  • It quoted Dick Morris, the president's former special adviser, as saying the White House strategy in dealing with the Monica crisis was one of "deceit, denial and delay.

  • In his speech last August, Clinton used weasel words and passive verbs to minimize his deceit.

  • But when her web of lies begins to unravel and he calls her "pretty bird," she rolls her eyes in a gesture at once accepting of his flattery, aware of her deceit, and resentful of his condescension.

  • Regardless of whether he committed any criminal act, Clinton should quit if he had sex with Lewinsky and lied to America about it: "It would confirm a clear pattern of Clintonite behavior, one of reckless risk-taking followed by deceit.


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