Example sentences for: deceive

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

  • 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."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • But these surface similarities deceive.


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