Example sentences for: deceiving

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

  • The 25-year-old report contains an unjustly ignored example of the fine old political art of deceiving without lying: When Ford was asked at his vice-presidential confirmation hearings if he would ever pardon Nixon if he became president, he replied, "I don't think the country would stand for it."

  • Another half-dozen or so may be deceiving themselves rather than us, individuals such as the mayor of Delray Beach, Fla., Tom Lynch.

  • The Internet is a marvelous instrument for educating large numbers of people very quickly, but it is also a marvelous instrument for deceiving large numbers of people very quickly.

  • After their packs began carrying warnings about the hazards of smoking, though, it was hard to see how anyone could argue that the tobacco companies were deceiving their customers (though, certainly, lawyer after lawyer has tried).

  • Madeira’s small size can be deceiving.


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