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Definitions of deceiver

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

Quotes of deceiver

  1. The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide. – Hannah Arendt
  2. It is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver – Jean de La Fontaine
  3. It is twice the pleasure to deceive the deceiver – Jean de La Fontaine
  4. It is double pleasure to deceive the deceiver – Niccolo Machiavelli
  5. Men are so simple and so much inclined to obey immediate needs that a deceiver will never lack victims for his deceptions. – Niccolo Machiavelli
  6. Alas, how quickly the gratitude owed to the dead flows off, how quick to be proved a deceiver – Sophocles
  7. Fortune is a great deceiver She sells very dear the things she seems to give us. – Vincent Voiture

Usage examples for deceiver

  1. 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
  2. Afraid as well as being a liar and deceiver of women? ” – The Light That Lures by Percy Brebner
  3. 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
  4. “ 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
  5. 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
  6. An arch- traitor was within the garrison, and the deceiver was victorious over the simple maiden. ” –  by
  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. Could you live with the deceiver – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  9. “ 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. The woman was either a wonderful actress or a more wonderful self- deceiver – The Professor's Mystery by Wells Hastings Brian Hooker
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. “ 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
  17. 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
  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. “ 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
  20. “ 695 Hence with thy brewed enchantments, foul deceiver – Minor Poems by Milton by John Milton