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.

  • Their dyed hair was meant not to deceive but to function as a sort of witty allusion to an outworn creed.

  • But it seems likely that the melodic rise and fall of, say, Licciardello can deceive the ear in a way that--just for an example--its German equivalent Schlick (Middle High German to gulp) simply cannot.

  • New York is the biggest city in the country by a wide margin, and it is the most urban in character--but don't let that deceive you.

  • Did Magaziner deceive the court, as Judge Lamberth insists he did?

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