Then, with no laws to hold them back, the banks made hundreds of billions of dollars on the sales of deceptive products.
“I was born to be independent,” she tells me, with a deceptive smile.
The procedure is called an E-Trace, but the name is deceptive.
1610s, from French deceptif (late 14c.), from Medieval Latin deceptivus, from decept-, past participle stem of Latin decipere (see deceive). Earlier in this sense was deceptious (c.1600), from French deceptieux, from Medieval Latin deceptiosus, from deceptionem. Related: Deceptively; deceptiveness.