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Antonyms for undeceive

hoodwink, bluff, mislead, beguile, fool, delude, misinform, string along, have on, kid, bamboozle, gammon, trick, hornswoggle, deceive, snooker, betray, hoax, fake out, buffalo, gull, suck in, take in, misrepresent, dupe, snow, cozen, misguide, lead astray.

Usage examples for undeceive

  1. Mrs. Marchmont was asked not to say anything to undeceive Hemstead. – From Jest to Earnest by E. P. Roe
  2. I could not undeceive him. – Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands by Mary Seacole Commentator: W. H. Russell
  3. Why do you undeceive them? – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  4. She found strength to silence Charmian's surmise, if not to undeceive her; she did her best; and as the days began to remove her farther and farther from the moment of her actual encounter with Dickerson, her reason came more and more into control of her conscience. – The Coast of Bohemia by William Dean Howells
  5. I cannot undeceive him without showing more than he should know. – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  6. He called on Mr. Webster and found him so filled with the belief that he should be nominated that it seemed cruel to undeceive him. – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge
  7. " Matters are getting very wrong, most worthy Sir; and the greater the necessity there should be one at court to undeceive the Queen. – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  8. A close inspection of Malta will undeceive any one as to its being a sterile spot. – The Story of Malta by Maturin M. Ballou
  9. We owe it to his station to admit him to a share of this, our project to undeceive the Queen. – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  10. You think so now, he said, but wait until the test comes, and when it does, remember that I have always done my best to undeceive you. – The Mad King by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  11. You have all been careful not to undeceive me. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  12. He was so in this case, although the Queen, who could not be ignorant of the truth, said enough to undeceive him. – Letters to Sir William Windham and Mr. Pope by Lord Bolingbroke
  13. Some of them it takes a miserable married lifetime to undeceive for some, not even that will serve; they continue to see, if not an angel, yet a very pardonable mortal, therefore altogether loveable man, in the husband in whom everybody else sees only a vile rascal. – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  14. When she also told her the image of true love which she had formed, she could not bring herself to undeceive her. – In The Fire Of The Forge, Volume 7. by Georg Ebers
  15. Long- continued and sagacious observation will to some extent undeceive him; but were it not for the happy illusion that his useless or even deleterious drugs were doing good service, many a practitioner would give up his calling for one in which he could be more certain that he was really being useful to the subjects of his professional dealings. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  16. And she, with those warm, manly words of thanks, those joyful cries of childish welcome in her ears, could she undeceive him,- could she say to him: " It was not I who sent for you; I am the same as ever, as full of wild regrets and bitter resentments"? – A Flock of Girls and Boys by Nora Perry
  17. Speechless with distress, she motioned them toward the door of the sick- room, and when the old colonel saw them coming together, his tired eyes showed such a leap of happiness that Gray, knowing that he misunderstood, had not the heart to undeceive him, and he looked helplessly to Marjorie. – The Heart Of The Hills by John Fox, Jr.
  18. In the meantime, the old lady did not understand this foolishness; she hardly tolerated it, and sought to undeceive him. – Musicians of To-Day by Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi
  19. She took me for a stranger just now, and I did not undeceive her. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  20. My dear sir, said Carteret soothingly, you should undeceive yourself. – The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt
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