Example sentences for: deceptive

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

  • Various states have recently gone after deceptive advertising in car leasing, sneaker price fixing, and telemarketing scams.

  • 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.

  • Glass Wax , a glass cleaner which contains no wax, successfully defended its trademark against a charge that the name was deceptive, but in the early 1900s the courts refused to recognize Madonna as a trademark for wine because it was ruled scandalous.

  • Russian citizens, long accustomed to evasive and deceptive reports on their leaders' health, took the news of Yeltsin's illness with typical stoicism.

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