Example sentences for: deceptively

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

  • This deceptively yummy packaging makes what you find inside even more disappointing.

  • 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.

  • These deceptively simple structures are no less than the sacred repository of the national identity — Shinto sanctuaries dedicated nearly 2,000 years ago to Japan’s founding deities.

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

  • The antis, meanwhile, cry that gambling is like cigarettes: unsafe for kids, viciously addictive, deceptively marketed, unhealthy, expensive, and unacceptable unless mightily regulated.


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