Part of speech: noun

One who deceives.

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Usage examples "deceiver":

  1. Then the son of the king of Tisean was thrown into prison, and the next day they put down a great fire, and the deceiver was burned to ashes. - "Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland", Jeremiah Curtin.
  2. I was never a self- deceiver, and I saw clearly through the shallow pretence of better hopes for the future- of kindness to Alice- of help to pursue the better course- his unswerving determination never to give up those habits of intimacy, which would give full scope for the exercise of his secret power. - "Ellen Middleton--A Tale", Georgiana Fullerton.
  3. I feel that I am a deceiver, and cannot bear it. - "The House by the Church-Yard", J. Sheridan Le Fanu.