Example sentences for: deception

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

  • He doesn't explain why he kept up the deception for two decades, long after his ex-wife had clearly overcome her problems if she ever had any, and had gotten a Ph.D. (she is now a professor of cell biology, married--but no kids).

  • He has a "character of infinite deception and self-deception."

  • His problem is that the first two are aware of his deception.

  • According to Harwood, a stress factor of more than 60 indicates deception.

  • The so-called diskette is a flat black square sealed envelope 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.

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