Example sentences for: deceive

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

  • In parallel with the roots of onomatopoeia (onoma `name' + poiein `to make or do') I have christened the effect onomatoplazia: onoma again + pladzein `to mislead or deceive.

  • Nor are all lies deceptions--some lies are told without any intention to deceive ("You've lost weight!"

  • ' A canard is a false story fabricated to deceive.

  • It said that "the ironic outcome is a set of aircraft [the stealth bombers] that are so dependent on extremely sophisticated computer equipment designed to deceive the enemy that they are extraordinarily difficult to fly."

  • In 2002, Langleben showed that when subjects were hiding information in an attempt to deceive (so-called guilty knowledge), they had intense activity in five distinct brain areas not seen when they were telling the truth.


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