Example sentences for: deception

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

  • Short sellers are often founts of useful information, and a certain kind of institutionalized skepticism seems to make them adept at sniffing out fraud and deception, particularly in corporate accounting.

  • For even as I cover the "reform" package and rant and rave about the IOC deception, I say: Get me to Sydney.

  • The so-called diskette is a flat black square of rather tough plastic with a hole in the middle and an oblong slot on each of the flat sides; it is said to be 5¼ inches square, but that is a lie: as the only person who probably ever measured one of these things, I can tell you it is 5 3/16 inches square; that may seem irrelevant, but it is only the beginning of the Great Deception.

  • The former alternative suggests that old habits of deception die hard.

  • For Tenet's response to DOD's concerns about possible deception, see CIA memo, weekly meeting between Rice andTenet, July 17,2001; John McLaughlin interview (Jan.


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