Example sentences for: deceptive

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

  • The price of this spin is that it insults people's intelligence, in part through deceptive censorship and in part through mindless repetition.

  • A well-constructed clue comprises only words necessary for conveying, in a deceptive way, the information solvers require to find the answer.

  • Popular fiction of the 1940s and '50s was full of scathing descriptions of women whose deceptive blondness was dark at the roots.

  • Therefore, the correspondents suggest, it was wrong to impugn Sam Adams or Pete's Wicked for deceptive labeling, in presenting their tawnier, more flavorful beers as lagers too.

  • It bothers most of us that not all language use is fair or ethical, that it may be deceptive or an outright lie, or what we perceive as a mistake or usage error.


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