Definitions of deceiver

  1. One who deceives.
  2. One who deceives; an impostor.

Usage examples for deceiver

  1. But he cannot be driven or tricked into granting the prayer of a greedy deceiver whose whole motive is selfish. – Praying for Money by Russell H. Conwell
  2. Falling into the pose with consummate art of the practiced deceiver, she really made an attractive study. – Marjorie Dean College Freshman by Pauline Lester
  3. The little fair haired deceiver thought it more decorous to keep him in suspense a short time, though her whole heart drew her toward him and she would gladly have thrown herself into his arms at once. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  4. Then He was either deceiver or deceived, and in either case has no right to my reverence and my love. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  5. To save those lives there appeared to him but one sure method available, and that was to deceive the deceiver. – Rulers of India: Lord Clive by George Bruce Malleson
  6. Do you really flatter yourself, oh, self- deceiver, that you in this way absolve your soul from the guilt? – A Desperate Voyage by Edward Frederick Knight
  7. The deceiver is sure to be overtaken by his own deceit. – The Eliminator; or, Skeleton Keys to Sacerdotal Secrets by Richard B. Westbrook
  8. Afraid as well as being a liar and deceiver of women? – The Light That Lures by Percy Brebner
  9. 695 Hence with thy brewed enchantments, foul deceiver! – Minor Poems by Milton by John Milton
  10. The woman was either a wonderful actress or a more wonderful self- deceiver. – The Professor's Mystery by Wells Hastings Brian Hooker
  11. For I was of the house of Caiaphas, and heartily did desire that the man my lord declared a deceiver of the people, should meet with the just reward of his doings. – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  12. Love's a deceiver,- He'll cheat if he can; Sweet innocent woman Is wiser than man! – The Student-Life of Germany by William Howitt