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What is another word for deceiving?

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Adjective
Likely, capable of, or designed to, deceive
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“Nothing, in all Shakspere's philosophy, appears to us finer than the deceiving nature of Romeo's presages in the last act.”
Adjective
(of a falsehood) Concocted to deceive others
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Appearing to be something that is not real
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Having a playfully mischievous character or streak
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Noun
The act of beguiling others through deception
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“Many have justifiable ethical concerns about deliberately deceiving patients regarding the nature of their treatment.”
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Exploiting someone for one's personal gain
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Present participle for to deceive or fool someone
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“He helped disguise loans as sales in order to boost the company's revenue - on paper - and thereby deceive the public as well as government regulators.”
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Present participle for to be sexually unfaithful to (one's regular partner)
“A person who has actually been deceived by their partner feels threatened, robbed, deceived and cheated, and is left feeling jealous and torn between love and hate.”
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Present participle for to tell a lie or something that is untrue
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Present participle for to conceal or disguise (one's thoughts, feelings, or character)
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Present participle for stretch the truth
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Present participle for to cast off capriciously or unfeelingly, as a lover
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Present participle for to alter or misrepresent
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Present participle for to make a false show or pretense of
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Present participle for to demonstrate or expose to the falsehood of something
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