Deceit and Probity


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Deceit noun – The inclination or practice of misleading others through lies or trickery.
Usage example: a rise to power that was marked by treachery and deceit

Probity is an antonym for deceit.
Nearby Words: deceive, deception, deceitful, deceptive, deceiving
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Probity noun – Devotion to telling the truth.
Usage example: the defense attorney questioned the probity of the witness

Deceit is an antonym for probity in fairness topic.
Nearby Word: probation
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Deceit & Probity. N.p., 2016. Web. 25 Nov. 2020. <>.
Probity or Deceit. 2016. Accessed November 25, 2020.

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