Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Having power or tendency to deceive.

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Usage examples "deceptive":

  1. Chubby's appearance is deceptive. - "An Ocean Tramp", William McFee.
  2. Edward's proposals to Helen were as artfully couched as deceptive in their design. - "The Scottish Chiefs", Jane Porter.
  3. Distances are deceptive in the mountains, to anyone not used to measuring them with the eye. - "Camp Fires of the Wolf Patrol", Alan Douglas.