deceitful


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Synonyms for deceitful

Synonyms for deceitful

given to or marked by deliberate concealment or misrepresentation of the truth

Synonyms for deceitful

intended to deceive

marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another

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And he charged Hermes the guide, the Slayer of Argus, to put in her a shameless mind and a deceitful nature.
Also the Guide, the Slayer of Argus, contrived within her lies and crafty words and a deceitful nature at the will of loud thundering Zeus, and the Herald of the gods put speech in her.
Hair is deceitful and noses and eyes change, and you cannot tell what is going to come of them, but ears is ears from start to finish, and you always know where you are with them.
when, if we only unite the latter with a deceitful regard to appearances, we shall fare to our mind both with gods and men, in life and after death, as the most numerous and the highest authorities tell us.
Mrs Deborah approved all these sentiments, and the dialogue concluded with a general and bitter invective against beauty, and with many compassionate considerations for all honest plain girls who are deluded by the wicked arts of deceitful men.
sharp becometh the soul of such prisoners, but also deceitful and wicked.
But she wouldn't be deceitful, and she did a fine thing.
All memory of the past, all thought of the future, all sense of the falseness and hopelessness of my own position, lay hushed within me into deceitful rest.
His quest leads him to Egypt, where the Nazis are plotting to use the Ark to further Hitler's plans for world domination - aided by Jones's deceitful French rival.
Nadeem Khan of Mohammad Zai while registering FIR told the Cantonment Police that alleged kidnappers Wahid Ali, Irshad Ali, Amjad Ali, Asif Ali and Shahnawaz kidnapped his wife Alina Bibi and son Sardar Ali in a deceitful manner.
He added: "The short time period available to make a submission and the failure to properly inform people they have an opportunity to make their voice heard on the LPT shows the consultation is a deceitful exercise.
The public, unfortunately, has a tendency to generalize and put all journalists, doctors, politicians and judges who are not corrupt and deceitful in the same basket with those who are, comments Dimitar Grumar.
These were not sophisticated thefts but they were carried out in an utterly deceitful and heartless way.
FORMER Welsh Secretary and Speaker of the House of Commons George Thomas was "as deceitful and as anti-nationalist as any person could be", according to one of his own close colleagues.
The threat of a German veto is populist and deceitful," Swoboda declared in a statement published on the website of the S&D group.