Example sentences for: deceit

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

  • An op-ed in the South China Morning Post of Hong Kong said that "despite all the mess, the killing, the corruption and deceit, Indonesia is engaging in a more open and competitive political process than ever before."

  • 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.

  • What may have caught Liggett's eye were: First, newly purloined documents from industry archives that revealed the magnitude of Big Tobacco's deceit about tobacco's role in addiction and disease; and second, the fact that a B&W scientist, Jeffrey Wigand, had gone over to the other side.

  • 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."

  • Also, the paper never mentions that the judge in this case, who suggested the failure to produce smacked of official deceit, had previously harshly ruled against the administration in the matter of whether or not closed meetings of the Hillary-led health care task force were illegal, levying a $300,000 fine against the government.


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