Indeed, despite being regulated by the USDA, food labels can be deceptive.
Then, with no laws to hold them back, the banks made hundreds of billions of dollars on the sales of deceptive products.
“The language on the ballot is deceptive and deliberately so,” says Herron.
The procedure is called an E-Trace, but the name is deceptive.
The makers of wildly popular energy shot 5-hour Energy are being sued by three states for deceptive advertising.
It seemed far off; but there is nothing so deceptive as the view over a flat surface.
I was astonished to see how cool he was; but I think the whistle had a deceptive effect.
In fact so deceptive became almost every ship in the dim light of dawn and dusk that collisions were often narrowly averted.
But it was also a deceptive method because what could not be explained was omitted.
It was the same with a $10 note of deceptive workmanship which appeared in New York.
1610s, from French deceptif (late 14c.), from Medieval Latin deceptivus, from decept-, past participle stem of Latin decipere (see deceive). Earlier in this sense was deceptious (c.1600), from French deceptieux, from Medieval Latin deceptiosus, from deceptionem. Related: Deceptively; deceptiveness.