verb (used with object), de·ceived, de·ceiv·ing.
verb (used without object), de·ceived, de·ceiv·ing.
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He said those deceivers would cause Christians who remain true to His teachings to become reviled.Fringe Factor: 'Gaystapo' Claims Its Latest 'Victim'|Olivia Nuzzi|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is supposed to be scientific; God save the mark, what self-deceivers men are!The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
According to the Hebrew laws, the deceivers, and those who consulted them, were liable to be stoned.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant
His understanding saw through the hollowness even of accomplished deceivers; but there was a generous credulity in his Heart.Life of Robert Burns|Thomas Carlyle
And since love can thus deceive the deceivers, well may we, who are simple and ignorant folk, stand in awe of him.The Tales Of The Heptameron, Vol. III. (of V.)|Margaret, Queen Of Navarre
The passions are at once our masters and our deceivers;—they urge us onward, yet present no limit to our progress.Eugene Aram, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton