Example sentences for: deceived

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

  • In La Stampa of Turin, Gabriele Romagnoli wrote from New York that Clinton's destiny is in the hands of the "strange, wonderful, deceived American people, who continue to form a dam against the torrent of mud poured out by Kenneth Starr onto the president they elected, onto the TV sets in their homes, onto the screens of their children's computers."

  • 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."

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

  • 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.

  • Lest one might be deceived into taking the preceding to be a pleasantry, even as late as 1909 (at seventy-four), Skeat's contempt for those who knew less than he was undiminished:


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