deceiver

[ dih-see-ver ]
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noun
  1. one who misleads another or others by a false appearance or statement, especially one who does so habitually: Far from being a historian, he is a deceiver who invents, manipulates, and modifies documents.

  2. Often Deceiver . the devil; Satan: My orders as a bishop are to execute the holy rites for demonic exorcism; I do not plan to leave these good sisters at the mercy of the Deceiver.

Origin of deceiver

1
First recorded in 1350–1400; deceiv(e) + -er1

Other words from deceiver

  • pre·de·ceiv·er, noun

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