Deceptive and Imaginary


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Deceptive adjective – Tending or having power to deceive.
Imaginary and deceptive are semantically related in supposed topic. In some cases you can use "Imaginary" instead an adjective "Deceptive".
Nearby Words: deceive, deception, deceit, deceptively
Synonyms for Deceptive


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Imaginary adjective – Not real and existing only in the imagination.
Usage example: told by the psychologist that it was perfectly normal for their child to have an imaginary friend

Deceptive and imaginary are semantically related in supposed topic. Sometimes you can use "Deceptive" instead an adjective "Imaginary", if it concerns topics such as fictitious.
Nearby Words: imagination, imaginative
Synonyms for Imaginary

Things that words describes

friend deceptive friend imaginary friend
people deceptive people imaginary people
nature deceptive nature imaginary nature
personality deceptive personality imaginary personality
Other nouns: monster, products, spider, games, walls.
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