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Definition of: deceptive

(di·septiv) adjective
Having power or tendency to deceive.
Synonyms: deceitful, delusive, illusive, illusory. Persons are deceitful: things are deceptive. We speak of a deceitful, but not of a deceptive man. We speak, however, of deceitful promises, as involving personal intent to deceive. It is more accurate to say deceptive than deceitful appearances. See BAD, COUNTERFEIT. Antonyms: fair, frank, genuine, honest.

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Phrases starting with the letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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