Example sentences for: deceive

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

  • ' 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.

  • 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.

  • Charges of criminal contempt hinge upon proving beyond a reasonable doubt that there was an intention to deceive, and even Lamberth accepts that such proof is unattainable.

  • A site pretending to be Monica's home page (this one isn't out to deceive a soul) makes her a total Southern California teen, whose favorite TV show is "BEVERLY HILLS 90210 (WHAT ELSE?

  • That would reveal a brutal willingness to deceive the public--way beyond the normal politicians' cynicism--as well as a frightening lack of self-control ..."

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