Example sentences for: deceived

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

  • The present Canadian Prime Minister, Brian Mulroney, because of his tendency to change his public position on such things as the universality of social programs, is widely known as Lyin'-Brian . In the 1970s, Prime Minister Trudeau was overheard using the f-word in the House of Commons, but when asked about it later, he claimed that what he had said was fuddle-duddle . The country was generally amused (though not deceived) by this humorous explanation.

  • Only in the annotation does Gibbon add, "The world has laughed at the credulity of Marcus; but Madam Dacier assures us (and we may credit a lady) that the husband will always be deceived, if the wife condescends to dissemble."

  • And as the public comes to believe instead that Clinton's flexibility and artifice led to the Wye agreement, the agreement's antagonists--or even its reluctant signers--will be tempted to demand that the terms be revised, arguing that Clinton deceived them and figuring that he will bend under pressure.

  • This isn't Tuskegee . In Tuskegee, doctors sought no public review, had no clearly beneficial aim, and deceived patients into getting no treatment.

  • One of Grant's assistants got wind of the scheme, and asked Assistant Secretary of War Charles Dana to tell Grant "how he is being deceived by one to whom he has granted various privileges and favors."


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