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deceitful

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of deceitful

  1. 1 marked by, based on, or done by the use of dishonest methods to acquire something of value charged the store owner with such deceitful practices as inflating the list prices for items only so he could put them on sale at drastically reduced prices Synonyms of deceitful crooked, fraudulent, defrauding, dishonest, double-dealing, falseWords Related to deceitful beguiling, deceiving, deceptive, deluding, delusive, delusory, duplicitous, fallacious, misleading, specious; spuriousNear Antonyms of deceitful legitimate, true, validAntonyms of deceitful aboveboard, honest, truthful

  2. 2 tending or having power to deceive the deceitful salesman neglected to mention some important information about the used car Synonyms of deceitful beguiling, deceptive, deceiving, deluding, delusive, delusory, fallacious, false, misleading, speciousWords Related to deceitful artful, crafty, cunning, devious, foxy, guileful, shady, shifty, slick, sly, sneaking, sneaky, subtile, subtle, trick, trickish, tricky, underhand, underhanded, wily; inaccurate, incorrect, wrong; bewildering, confounding, distracting, perplexing, puzzling; ambidextrous, crooked, defrauding, dishonest, dissembling, double-dealing, duplicitous, faithless, fast, fraudulent, knavish, lying, mendacious, untrustworthy, untruthful; bogus, counterfeit, fake, feigned, forged, jive [slang], phony (also phoney), sham, spurious; insidious, perfidious, treacherous; ambiguous, circuitous, equivocal, evasive; artificial, backhanded, hypocritical, insincere, left-handed, two-facedNear Antonyms of deceitful candid, direct, foursquare, frank, free-spoken, open, openhearted, outspoken, plain, plainspoken, straight; clarifying, elucidative, explanatory, illuminating; revealing, revelatory; honest, trustworthy, truthfulAntonyms of deceitful aboveboard, forthright, nondeceptive, straightforward



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