Deceiving and Fraudulent


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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

Fraudulent and deceiving are semantically related in deceptive topic. In some cases you can use "Fraudulent" instead an adjective "Deceiving", when it comes to topics like misleading.
Nearby Words: deceive, deceit, deceitful, deceived, deceiver
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Fraudulent adjective – Marked by, based on, or done by the use of dishonest methods to acquire something of value.
Usage example: hoping to get millions from the insurance company, the man made the fraudulent claim that he had been seriously injured in the accident

Deceiving and fraudulent are semantically related in deceptive topic. You can use "Deceiving" instead an adjective "Fraudulent", if it concerns topics such as misleading.
Nearby Word: fraudulently
Synonyms for Fraudulent
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