Example sentences for: deceptive

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

  • In the same deceptive spirit, Fischer claims that a similar calculation would indicate that employers never prefer relatives or cronies' kids, or that they never goof off on the golf course--even though he makes no attempt to supply that calculation.

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

  • North Carolina : A deceptive forecast.

  • 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.


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