Example sentences for: deceived

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

  • He carefully explains how Clinton spurred witness Monica Lewinsky to lie, coached potential witness Betty Currie to lie, found Lewinsky a job in exchange for a false affidavit, got Currie and Lewinsky to conceal gifts, and deceived Sidney Blumenthal and John Podesta so that they would lie to the grand jury.

  • After a couple of months, having been deceived into thinking they've just slept through the winter, they can be brought inside and made to behave as if spring has arrived.

  • She's not deceived by her father's lies, as she makes clear in lots of little sarcastic asides.

  • 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."

  • blent: deceived, blinded


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