Example sentences for: deception

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

  • The hairpin turns from farce to melodrama, from satire to bathos, are fresh and deftly navigated, but almost every one of the underlying attitudes is smug and easy: from the corporate flunky named "Brad" to the interchangeable gay neighbors (they're both called "Jim") to the brutally homophobic patriarch next door, an ex-Marine colonel (Chris Cooper) who has reduced his wife (the normally exuberant Allison Janney) to a catatonic mummy and his son, Ricky (Bentley), to a life of subterranean deception.

  • But lying, deception, and lack of ethics, not to mention real and imagined mistakes, much as we may deplore them, are natural human--and linguistic--phenomena.

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

  • He is against what seems deception, self-contradiction in public speech-making.

  • I can't help wishing Wilkomirksi/Doesseker had been more subtle in his efforts at deception and produced the magnificent fraud world literature deserves.


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