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Synonyms of deceptive in English:


  • 1 distances over water are very deceptive
    misleading, illusory, illusive, illusionary, ambiguous, deceiving, delusive, distorted, specious
  • 2 deceptive practices account for at least half of the offences
    deceitful, duplicitous, fraudulent, counterfeit, sham, bogus, cheating, underhand, cunning, crafty, sly, guileful, scheming, perfidious, treacherous, Machiavellian, dissembling, disingenuous, untrustworthy, unscrupulous, unprincipled, dishonest, untruthful, lying, mendacious, insincere, false
    informalcrooked, sharp, shady, slippery, sneaky, tricky, foxy
    British informalbent
    South African informalslim
    archaicsubtle, hollow-hearted
    [Antonyms] honest
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