Sentence for deceive | Use deceive in a sentence

Sentences using the word deceive. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use deceive in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for deceive.

  • Did they deceive? (8)
  • You would not deceive me? (10)
  • There was no effort to deceive. (10)
  • No, no, you shall not deceive me. (4)
  • It was useless to deceive herself. (5)
  • Her instincts did not deceive her. (10)
  • He cannot much longer deceive himself. (4)
  • She would not deceive him on that point. (9)
  • But deceive her, and she cannot forgive you. (10)
  • But they did not deceive themselves as to their danger. (19)
  • Each was trying to deceive the other; and neither was deceived. (8)
  • But do not deceive yourself into a belief that I will ever recede. (4)
  • I never meant to deceive you, but my spirits might often lead me wrong. (4)
  • To smile and be silent convinces no one, though it may serve to deceive. (12)
  • With this spirit she sprang forward, and her confidence did not deceive her. (4)
  • It is a power little worth knowing, however, since it can deceive and pain you. (4)
  • In short, when a person is always to deceive, it is impossible to be consistent. (4)
  • Beneath his observant glance she smiled, and that glance was meant to deceive him. (12)
  • She will be our friend; she will never forsake us, Evan, if we do not deceive her. (10)
  • But it is just here that, misled by tradition, and even by history, we deceive ourselves. (9)
  • They deceive, and they lie; they are false in acts and words; they do as much as murder. (10)
  • Yes, cheap, thin, so-called galvanized-iron leaders to save money and deceive the buyer! (17)
  • The sceptical expression he put on when he had read the letter through must not deceive us. (10)
  • If I deceived this good old man, in the like manner I would willingly go on to deceive others. (2)
  • Harriet, Harriet, do not deceive yourself; do not be run away with by gratitude and compassion. (4)
  • Pepperell made a pretence of landing his troops at a certain point, so as to deceive the French. (19)
  • It is undoubtedly better to deceive him entirely, and since he will be stubborn he must be tricked. (4)
  • The thing was made in Japan with an ingenuity and mechanical perfection well calculated to deceive. (21)
  • It was a flash of himself, and a bad one, but I was not the person whom he meant to deceive with it. (10)
  • Finesse had to be used to deceive the watchful post-commanders on the Hudson under the command of Arnold. (18)
  • I do not expect to deceive the world so flagrantly as to my age, and you I would not deceive for a moment. (10)
  • The thought of sending money home made him break into a scoffing laugh, which he turned into a cough in order to deceive the passers. (9)

Also see sentences for: cheat, deception, delude, dupe, fool, hoodwink, humbug.

Definition of deceive:

  • deceive, de-sv’, v.t. to mislead or cause to err: to cheat: to disappoint. | adj. deceiv’able, that may be deceived: exposed to imposture. | n. deceiv’ableness. | adj. deceiv’ably. | n. deceiv’er. (0)

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