Example sentences for: deceit

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

  • But it almost simultaneously developed a secondary sense as a noun meaning nonsense, rubbish, a synonym for the more frequently used gammon , a British cant word for guile or deceit that the convicts brought with them and which also moved in the direction of nonsense or humbug.

  • Indelicato (indelicate, unscrupulous) or Inganni ( inganno deceit) would do if one was not to be trusted, but Tagliavini ( tagliare to cut, vino `wine; in other words, one who would stoop to adulterating wine) had a certain extra punch.

  • As a symbol of industry arrogance and deceit, you'd have to search far and wide to find a better example than the photo of those seven execs.

  • Curiously, Richard Nixon, that archetype of political deceit, provides no ready example of résumé rewriting--unless you want to count "I am not a crook."

  • 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.


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