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Synonyms for deceive

be deceived by something or someone


  • be taken in by
  • fall for
  • swallow
  • take the bait
  • be made a fool of by
  • be the dupe of
  • swallow hook, line, and sinker

Synonyms for deceive

to cause to accept what is false, especially by trickery or misrepresentation

Synonyms for deceive

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Many have pointed out (as noted above) that the real deceiver is the Abortion Industry.
There are more than 125 million mobile users in Pakistan and most of them are illiterate or ignorant about most of the procedures of prizes being awarded by mobile companies which offer lucrativ eprizes ofter arount the year for their customers but little information is provided about the time and procesure and this gap of information is well cashed by many deceivers.
What can you do to deal effectively with deceivers when the audience may be interested in acquiring the truth rather than padded fiction pretending to be fact?
Beware, these deceivers are wolves in sheep's clothing
When the lie is planned (and rehearsed), deceivers start their answers more quickly than truth-tellers.
Saying it was a serious case of deliberate deception, Judge O'Hagan added: "What message would I send out to deceivers if I was not to send him to prison?
Truth-tellers and deceivers also differ in their use of certain keywords, punctuation, and even how much they talk about themselves.
In an interview with the London-based daily, the Shiite VP and senior leader in the Supreme Islamic Council of Iraq (ISCI) opened fire on Shiite premier Maliki, saying, "He attacked everyone, accused everybody of being conspirators and deceivers of the people.
From then to May 22, our forests will be occupied by deceivers, or at least wanna-be deceivers, hoping to attract a big longbeard.
Also, the public wonders what will happen if it the high official's watch is counterfeit, since part of his working post and duties is to hunt down deceivers and forgers, says Trpcevska.
Today, the real faces of deceivers and dictators are exposed to us," Noor said, accusing the interior minister of hatching conspiracies against former jihadi commanders.
Among her topics are from monsters to deceivers in the early 19th century, the conflation of hermaphrodites and sexual perverts at the turn of the 20th century, and the politics of naming.
From Iran I move on to Israel where the cabinet of deceivers issues every day a communiquE[umlaut] contradicting the previous one.
This type of linguistic lie detection relies on a series of reliable tip-offs to catch deceivers in the act.
And perhaps Hitchcock is also saying that deceivers have their good sides" (78).