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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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.
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.
"I am not deceitful: if I were, I should say I loved you; but I declare I do not love you: I dislike you the worst of anybody in the world except John Reed; and this book about the liar, you may give to your girl, Georgiana, for it is she who tells lies, and not I."
Brocklehurst I had a bad character, a deceitful disposition; and I'll let everybody at Lowood know what you are, and what you have done."
Leisk is a manipulative, deceitful monster who needs to stay behind bars."
Musa clarified that the army authorities had not advertised for any recruitment exercise into its DSS course at the moment and cautioned the public to disregard the 'deceitful information and fake advert' in the public space.
Australian casino giant Crown Resorts issued full-page newspaper ads on Thursday describing recent media reports that alleged it pressured officials to fast-track visas for Chinese gamblers as a "deceitful campaign".
He said that Pakistan is a peace-loving country,adding that deceitful Indian narrative had been defeated and India had eaten humble pie.
This ad invoking God, from persons claiming to be Catholic and pro-choice is deceitful. It tries to give the impression that communion with the Catholic Church and promoting abortion rights is possibly false advertising on their part.
ISLAMABAD -- The chief justice of Pakistan has termed lying and deceit as the main problem of the country, saying people are deceitful in this country.
Taiwan's top government agency handling cross-strait affairs, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), slammed Beijing for being 'extremely ridiculous and deceitful' about its policy towards Taiwan in a statement issued Tuesday.
"exceptionally callous and deceitful" killers have been jailed for life after murdering five people in a "bomblike" shop blast.
A COUNTY councillor who 'forgot' to declare he owned a farm and called council officers 'disgraceful' and 'deceitful' has been told to complete training and apologise.
It followed a planning inquiry over plans for a cattle farm in Wind Mill village, in Coun Hugill's Evenwood ward, where he called council officers 'disgraceful' and 'deceitful'.