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Synonyms and Antonyms of deceit

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deceit

synonym (synonym of deceit)

hypernym (deceit IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a misleading falsehood (noun.communication)
    a false statement (noun.communication)
     
  • the act of deceiving (noun.act)
    a willful perversion of facts (noun.act)
     
  • the quality of being fraudulent (noun.attribute)
    the quality of being dishonest (noun.attribute)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF deceit relation)

  • a misleading falsehood (noun.communication)
    communication (written or spoken) that persuades someone to accept something untrue or undesirable (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    communication (written or spoken) intended to deceive (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a partially true statement intended to deceive or mislead (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    making to seem more important than it really is (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a long and elaborate misrepresentation (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    pretending with intention to deceive (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a fraudulent or duplicitous representation (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth (noun.communication)
     
  • the act of deceiving (noun.act)
    the act of faking (or the product of faking) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    deceitful action that is not straightforward (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    acting in bad faith; deception by pretending to entertain one set of intentions while acting under the influence of another (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a deception for profit to yourself (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of deluding; deception by creating illusory ideas (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of giving a false appearance (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    pretending to be another person (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a deliberate act intended to make something obscure (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of bluffing in poker; deception by a false show of confidence in the strength of your cards (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of taking in as by fooling or cheating or swindling someone (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from deceit)

synonym hypernym hyponym derivation fraudulence deception misrepresentation dissembling dissimulation falsification misrepresentation dishonesty falsehood falsity untruth fakery indirection chicane chicanery double-dealing duplicity betray deceive dissimulate cozen deceitful fallacious

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