deceiver

Definitions

  • And deceives Little Red Riding-Hood
    And deceives Little Red Riding-Hood
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n deceiver someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Deceiver One who deceives; one who leads into error; a cheat; an impostor. "The deceived and the deceiver are his."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n deceiver One who deceives; one who leads into error; a cheat; an impostor.
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Quotations

  • Oliver Cromwell
    Oliver%20Cromwell
    “Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will.”
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin%20Franklin
    “Who had deceived thee so often as thyself?”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “Unlike grown ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.”
  • William Hazlitt
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    “Life is the art of being well deceived.”
  • Horace
    Horace
    “He who has made it a practice to lie and deceive his father, will be the most daring in deceiving others.”

Usage

In literature:

Yes, I like her too well to deceive her.
"Fenton's Quest" by M. E. Braddon
She was looking at him keenly, but he managed to deceive her.
"Tommy and Grizel" by J.M. Barrie
Her manner completely deceived him.
"Wife in Name Only" by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
You may see this princess at the castle, and I warn you not to be deceived.
"Yolanda: Maid of Burgundy" by Charles Major
Never were men more completely deceived.
"Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field" by Thomas W. Knox
And then it faded, a mere purple line, into deceiving distance.
"Tales of lonely trails" by Zane Grey
Tell me why you think I may be deceiving you.
"Who Goes There?" by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
But why should not Grey be deceived on the second event as well as the first.
"Mr. Scarborough's Family" by Anthony Trollope
Good purposes and resolutions, with which many deceive themselves, supposing that to be all which is required: And, alas!
"Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life" by John Brown (of Wamphray)
Heaven permits people to deceive themselves, and to be deceived.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
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In poetry:

Hail! voyagers, hail!
Be not deceived; renounce vain things;
Ye may not find
A tranquil mind,
Though hence ye sail with swiftest wings.
"The Land Of Love" by Herman Melville
``Friends fond and faithful such as these
Why do you long to leave,
For scenes that, since untried, can please,
But lure you to deceive?
"A Border Burn" by Alfred Austin
This carcass breath'd, and walkt, and slept,
So that the world believe'd
There was a soul the motions kept;
But they were all deceiv'd.
"To My Excellent Lucasia, On Our Friendship" by Katherine Philips
I cheated once; I made a private notch
In Heart-Queen's back, and kept a lynx-eyed watch;
Yet such another back
Deceived me in the pack:
"The Queen Of Hearts" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Leave me, simple shepherd, leave me;
Drag no more a hopeless chain:
I cannot like, nor would deceive thee;
Love the maid that loves again.
"Songs" by Anna Laetitia Aikin Barbauld
I knew you - you were not a liar;
You would have liked to be in love.
Only at night could you deceive me,
When body drives the soul above.
""You used to say to me "I love you!"..."" by Konstantin Simonov

In news:

The Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals opinion written by Judge Jane P Wiseman in case No 109,101, gives the appearance that it sanctions the use of legalese double-talk to deceive the citizens.
Some words have the effect of deceiving or diverting public attention.
A central Oregon firm specializing in popular 1031 Exchanges has gone bankrupt, and customers and ex-business partners allege they were deceived.
How Do They Deceive You.
Let's make sure that we aren't deceiving ourselves with a similar notion.
The infomercials deceived consumers with phony claims of easy money, the FTC alleged in its case.
DALLAS — Football fans have filed a lawsuit accusing the NFL, the Dallas Cowboys and team owner Jerry Jones of deceiving hundreds of people who bought Super Bowl tickets and had no seats, or got seats they felt were inadequate.
The storefront at 420 King St is deceiving.
Deceiving the US on Iran.
In times of economic slowdown, people deceive others because they are unable to admit that managers – even those at the top – are vulnerable.
ST PAUL--Unless my ears deceived me, our former governor didn't mention gay marriage once.
Deceived by Shame, Desired by God.
Planet Earth looks like a perfect sphere from outer space, but that can be deceiving.
Jake "The Snake" Roberts deceives the Ultimate Warrior.
Credit Suisse sued for deceiving investors by New York AG.
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In science:

The conditional entropy, being independent from the position of the feedback taps, is not deceived by these measures.
Entropy of Pseudo Random Number Generators
It should be emphasized that the innocent TCP sender is unaware of the fact that his traffic has caused a serious congestion; the sender is deceived by the malicious receiver.
Efficient Defence against Misbehaving TCP Receiver DoS Attacks
More seriously, subtle attackers can exploit this vulnerability of TCP to bring down the operation of the Internet by pumping in an enormous amount of traffic through innocent TCP senders deceived by a distributed network of malicious TCP receivers.
Efficient Defence against Misbehaving TCP Receiver DoS Attacks
Recall that the goal of a VSR protocol is to ensure that a TCP receiver cannot deceive a TCP sender into believing that it has received a TCP segment which is actually lost in the network.
Efficient Defence against Misbehaving TCP Receiver DoS Attacks
Also, even for the cases considered above, one should not be deceived by the apparent obviousness of the analysis.
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