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1. deceitful

adjective. ['dɪˈsiːtfəl'] intended to deceive.

Synonyms

  • fraudulent
  • dishonorable
  • dishonest

Antonyms

  • sincere
  • trustworthy
  • true
  • straight

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • deceit (English)

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Rhymes with Deceitful

  • apfel
  • apocryphal
  • awful
  • awful
  • baffle
  • baleful
  • bashful
  • beautiful
  • biffle
  • blissful
  • boastful
  • bountiful
  • bountiful
  • careful
  • cheerful
  • coffel
  • colorful
  • cranfill
  • deceitful
  • delightful

How do you pronounce deceitful?

Pronounce deceitful as dɪˈsitfəl.

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Sentences with deceitful


1. Adjective
When you report deceitful behavior, rely on your documented evidence and stick to the facts.

Quotes about deceitful


1. Tragedy is restful: and the reason is that hope, that foul, deceitful thing, has no part in it.
- Jean Anouilh

2. You backbiting, poisonous, treacherous, deceitful, wicked, clever girl. If this works I'll buy you a pony.
- Jim Butcher, Summer Knight

3. Mirrors are perpetually deceitful. They lie and steal your true self. They reveal only what your mind believes it sees
- Dee Remy, There Once Was A Boy

2. deceitful

adjective. ['dɪˈsiːtfəl'] marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another.

Synonyms

  • duplicitous
  • double-tongued
  • ambidextrous
  • two-faced
  • dishonorable
  • Janus-faced
  • double-dealing
  • dishonest

Antonyms

  • nonreversible
  • left-handed
  • right-handed
  • faceless

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • deceit (English)
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