Origin of deceitful
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1. insincere, disingenuous, false, hollow, designing, tricky, wily. 2. illusory, fallacious.
1. honest. 2. genuine.
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Examples from the Web for deceitfully
These had either refused to Covenant to obey him, or had promised to him deceitfully.The Ordinance of Covenanting
And it will dishonour the truth which you deceitfully profess.A Christian Directory
Tiberius was deceitfully told that the prince Drusus had died from sickness only.Under Csars' Shadow
Henry Francis Colby
She was disobeying her step-mother, besides acting most deceitfully.
They often handled the prophecies unfairly if not deceitfully.
- full of deceit
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Word Origin and History for deceitfully
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