Deceiving and Double-dealing


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Deceiving adjective – Tending or having power to deceive.
Usage example: the deceiving nature of most flat maps of the globe causes some people to believe erroneously that Greenland is actually bigger than South America

Double-dealing and deceiving are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Double-dealing" instead the word "Deceiving" as an adjective or a noun.
Nearby Words: deceive, deceit, deceitful, deceived, deceiver
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Double-dealing adjective – Marked by, based on, or done by the use of dishonest methods to acquire something of value.
Usage example: double-dealing business practices that are being investigated by the state's attorney general

Deceiving and double-dealing are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Deceiving" instead the phrase "Double-dealing" as an adjective or a noun.
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