Example sentences for: deceive

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

  • Not many Anglophones in Quebec today use resume and deceive in the French sense, but over time I suspect that such usages will increase.

  • While it apparently was not heard by the passengers, this announcement, like those on Flight 11 and Flight 77, was intended to deceive them.

  • ' To half-sell anything is not to sell it at all, but to make it seem as if it had been sold, that is, `to deceive.

  • But both products became so popular that their names began to function as generics in the public mind, and because of that the courts have ruled that other companies could use these words, uncapitalized, so long as they did not attempt to confuse or deceive the public.

  • Not surprisingly, Langleben got a lot of press after he announced his results, and his experiment led directly to speculation that we might eventually see fMRIs installed at airports, scanning the brains of would-be terrorists trying to deceive security screeners, or in courtrooms, catching perjurers red-handed (or perhaps red–anterior-cingulate-gyrused?)


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