Example sentences for: deceptively

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

  • The boats may appear deceptively primitive, but many of them have their own electric generators and all the modern conveniences.

  • (The program deceptively implied that the judgment was based on wrongful prosecution.)

  • He has put his own suffering--as a boy he saw a Nazi kill his mother--into short narratives of self-absorbed Jewish life before the war that are so ominously toneless, artfully simple and repetitious, deceptively compressed in feeling, that the reader, aware of the horror about to descend on these people, feels like screaming but knows he will not be heard.

  • "Show me a single case where a Southern Baptist has acted deceptively ."

  • It must have something to do with her deceptively childlike look.

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