Deceptive and Truthful


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Deceptive adjective – Tending or having power to deceive.
Usage example: in his deceptive answer about the vehicle's history, the salesman said that the used car had never been hit by another car

Truthful is an antonym for deceptive in topics: true, dishonest.
Nearby Words: deceive, deception, deceit, deceptively
Antonyms for Deceptive


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Truthful adjective – Being in the habit of telling the truth.
Usage example: a truthful youngster who wouldn't just make up a story like that

Deceptive is an antonym for truthful in dishonest topic.
Nearby Words: truth, truthfulness, truthfully, truthless
Antonyms for Truthful
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Things that words describes

girl deceptive girl truthful girl
people deceptive people truthful people
nature deceptive nature truthful nature
way deceptive way truthful way
Other nouns: information.

Both words in one sentence

  • Teasing Creator The authors of Game Theory (Fan Fic) are outright gleeful about dropping tantalizing hints about future plot threads, and answering questions in such a manner as to be technically truthful and utterly deceptive.
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