Example sentences for: deceptive

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

  • This is deceptive.

  • The outfits, they say, use deceptive marketing practices to lure customers into a rapid-fire trading approach that will probably cause them to lose money, and then often arrange for them to receive illegal loans (sometimes directly profiting from those loans).

  • Clinton was also being deceptive, Harwood says, when he denied having an "improper relationship" with Lewinsky.

  • When polygraphed on whether he had taken flight training at the behest of an organization, al Salmi's negative response was deemed deceptive.

  • Even today, the SEC continues to limit the kinds of forward-looking statements companies can make, out of a desire to protect individual investors--whom it considers less serious and financially responsible--from potentially deceptive statements.

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