Adjective(1) causing one to believe what is not true or fail to believe what is true(2) designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently
(1) He said the slogans of chief minister are hollow and deceptive and that there is no logic in his arguments.(2) We looked the part, but appearances came be deceptive , as I was soon to discover.(3) Bellamy looks small and slight beside his teammate, but never have appearances been so deceptive .(4) Diagnosing this deceptive and deadly disease is a nightmare for doctors as well as patients.(5) The question that Mr Justice Brownie had to decide is whether that was misleading or deceptive .(6) But take the time to talk to him and you realise just how deceptive outward appearances can be.(7) His solution, as brilliant as it is deceptive , is to reinvent himself as a moderate.(8) Today it announced the start of legal action alleging misleading and deceptive conduct.(9) Quantitative studies must be done exactly right in every detail or the numbers will be deceptive .(10) A partial recovery a few days later raised hopes, but turned out to be deceptive .(11) Double-talk and deceptive marketing materials figure large in this enterprise.(12) Appearances are deceptive in these restaurants, which look like dingy pubs from the outside.(13) Once again I do not consider that he has any prospect of establishing that the entry in the log is in any way false or deceptive .(14) A blogger has caught out the The New York Times in a bit of deceptive reporting.(15) First impressions can more often than not be deceptive , but when it comes to football they tend to be spot on.(16) Spokesman for Cumbria Constabulary Mike Head warned that lake waters could be dangerously deceptive .
2. deceitful ::
3. delusory ::
1. forthright ::
2. straightforward ::
Different Formsdeceptive, deceptively, deceptiveness
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...this DECEPTIVE container
of peanut brittle...
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 14
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