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Definitions of deceiver

  1. someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
  2. One who deceives; one who leads into error; a cheat; an impostor.
  3. One who deceives.
  4. One who deceives; an impostor.
  5. One who.
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Usage examples for deceiver

  1. O say, deceiver hast thou won Proud Fortune to attend thy throne, Or placed thy friends above her stern decrees? – Poetical Works of Akenside by Mark Akenside
  2. Then the son of the king of Tisean was thrown into prison, and the next day they put down a great fire, and the deceiver was burned to ashes. – Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland by Jeremiah Curtin
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. The woman was either a wonderful actress or a more wonderful self- deceiver – The Professor's Mystery by Wells Hastings Brian Hooker
  7. 695 Hence with thy brewed enchantments, foul deceiver – Minor Poems by Milton by John Milton
  8. An arch- traitor was within the garrison, and the deceiver was victorious over the simple maiden. –  by
  9. Could you live with the deceiver – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. Afraid as well as being a liar and deceiver of women? – The Light That Lures by Percy Brebner
  11. He was a monumental liar, and the saving quality about him was that he calmly believed his own lies while he was telling them, so no one was hurt, for the deceiver was as much a victim as the deceived. – The Sport of the Gods by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  12. That old deceiver told me it was his first wife that was a- lyin' there, an' showed me her name on the monumint. – At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern by Myrtle Reed
  13. And this, this is the haughty, strong Ledscha, the daughter of the Biamites, who- there stands the blind girl- deceiver – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. Look at Him, listen to Him, pass with Him from day to day of His life, and say whether it is possible that He can be a deceiver or that He can be deceived. – The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I by Marcus Dods
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. The deceiver is sure to be overtaken by his own deceit. – The Eliminator; or, Skeleton Keys to Sacerdotal Secrets by Richard B. Westbrook
  18. Falling into the pose with consummate art of the practiced deceiver she really made an attractive study. – Marjorie Dean College Freshman by Pauline Lester
  19. 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
  20. 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
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