deceptious

  • 1Deceptious — De*cep tious, a. [LL. deceptiosus.] Tending deceive; delusive. [R.] [1913 Webster] As if those organs had deceptious functions. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2deceptious — index sly Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3deceptious — de·cep·tious …

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  • 5Invert — In*vert , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inverted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inverting}.] [L. invertere, inversum; pref. in in + vertere to turn. See {Verse}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To turn over; to put upside down; to upset; to place in a contrary order or direction; …

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  • 6Inverted — Invert In*vert , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inverted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inverting}.] [L. invertere, inversum; pref. in in + vertere to turn. See {Verse}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To turn over; to put upside down; to upset; to place in a contrary order or… …

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  • 7Inverting — Invert In*vert , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inverted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inverting}.] [L. invertere, inversum; pref. in in + vertere to turn. See {Verse}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To turn over; to put upside down; to upset; to place in a contrary order or… …

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  • 8badgerer — noun a) One who badgers. All other persons rejoice at his being exposed: the Ministerial people, because they get rid of a sturdy badgerer ; and the Radicals, because they saw in him a deceptious friend. b) A dog used in baiting badgers. Since… …

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  • 9sly — I adjective arch, artful, astute, astutus, calculating, clandestine, conniving, covert, covinous, crafty, crooked, cunning, deceitful, deceiving, deceptious, deceptive, delusive, designing, devious, dishonest, dishonorable, disingeuous, double… …

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  • 10Deception — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Deception >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 deception deception Sgm: N 1 falseness falseness &c. 544 Sgm: N 1 untruth untruth &c. 546 Sgm: N 1 imposition imposition imposture Sgm: N 1 fraud …

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  • 11deceptive — 1610s, from Fr. deceptif (late 14c.), from M.L. deceptivus, from decept , pp. stem of L. decipere (see DECEIVE (Cf. deceive)). Earlier in this sense was deceptious (c.1600), from Fr. deceptieux, from M.L. deceptiosus, from deceptionem. Related:… …

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  • 12-ious — suffix forming adjectives meaning characterized by, full of , often corresponding to nouns in ion (cautious; curious; spacious). Etymology: from or after F ieux f. L iosus * * * adjective suffix Etymology: Middle English, partly from Old French… …

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  • 13deceptiously — adverb see deceptious …

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