Example sentences for: deceptive

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

  • However, good-government groups, like Common Cause and the Center for Public Integrity, emphasize that these figures , based on reports filed with the Federal Election Commission, are deceptive . They exclude donations to state parties that are transferred to both federal and nonfederal candidates.

  • Patterson was commenting on a letter from the Jewish Community Relations Council, an umbrella group of more than 60 organizations, protesting his denomination's use of "deceptive" tactics to convert Jews.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.


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