deceit-fully

deceitful

[dih-seet-fuhl]
adjective
1.
given to deceiving: A deceitful person cannot keep friends for long.
2.
intended to deceive; misleading; fraudulent: a deceitful action.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English; see deceit, -ful

deceitfully, adverb
deceitfulness, noun
undeceitful, adjective


1. insincere, disingenuous, false, hollow, designing, tricky, wily. 2. illusory, fallacious.


1. honest. 2. genuine.
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deceitful (dɪˈsiːtfʊl)
 
adj
full of deceit
 
de'ceitfully
 
adv
 
de'ceitfulness
 
n

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