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1. deceit

noun. ['dɪˈsiːt'] the quality of being fraudulent.

Synonyms

  • fraudulence

Antonyms

  • roughness
  • profundity

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Rhymes with Deceit

  • uncomplete
  • noncompete
  • indiscreet
  • incomplete
  • vanvliet
  • vanfleet
  • obsolete
  • mistreat
  • marquerite
  • marguerite
  • excrete
  • discrete
  • discreet
  • concrete
  • complete
  • secrete
  • retreat
  • replete
  • downbeat
  • deplete
  • conceit
  • compete
  • bufete
  • bridgette
  • backseat
  • unseat
  • streett
  • street
  • shumeet
  • repeat

How do you pronounce deceit?

Pronounce deceit as dɪˈsit.

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Sentences with deceit


1. Noun, singular or mass
He is said to have given Pandora, the first woman, the gifts of deceit and crafty words.

2. Verb, base form
In a paper, write about how the characters use and respond to deceit, lies and manipulation.

Quotes about deceit


1. It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

2. In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
- George Orwell

3. It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
- Noël Coward, Blithe Spirit

2. self-deceit

noun. a misconception that is favorable to the person who holds it.

Synonyms

  • self-deception

Antonyms

  • dimension
  • concept

Etymology

  • deceit (English)
  • self- (English)

3. deceit

noun. ['dɪˈsiːt'] a misleading falsehood.

Synonyms

  • bill of goods
  • exaggeration
  • overstatement
  • skulduggery
  • blind
  • misrepresentation
  • fraudulence
  • slickness
  • facade
  • duplicity
  • skullduggery
  • hocus-pocus
  • pretence
  • hanky panky
  • pretense
  • half-truth
  • magnification
  • window dressing
  • equivocation
  • snow job
  • jiggery-pokery
  • falsity
  • evasion
  • humbug
  • feigning
  • snake oil
  • falsehood
  • subterfuge
  • trickery
  • untruth
  • deception

Antonyms

  • understatement
  • rear
  • contraction
  • truthfulness

4. deceit

noun. ['dɪˈsiːt'] the act of deceiving.

Synonyms

  • cheat
  • falsification
  • illusion
  • imposture
  • misrepresentation
  • bluff
  • cheating
  • dissimulation
  • chicane
  • pretending
  • shenanigan
  • duplicity
  • pretence
  • pretense
  • double-dealing
  • head game
  • indirection
  • chicanery
  • four flush
  • wile
  • delusion
  • impersonation
  • simulation
  • feigning
  • take-in
  • guile
  • trickery
  • obscurantism
  • fakery
  • deception

Antonyms

  • sighted
  • perceptive
  • rational
  • brighten
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