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deceptive

de·cep·tive

deceptive

 
pronunciation:
dih sep tv
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: able to or tending to deceive; misleading.
She is deceptive in pretending to agree.a tennis player with deceptive moves
synonyms:
deceitful, delusive, false, fraudulent, illusive, illusory, misleading, unreal
antonyms:
truthful
similar words:
captious, counterfeit, evasive, factitious, feigned, meretricious, shifty, specious, spurious, tortuous, trick, tricky
derivations: deceptively (adv.), deceptiveness (n.)
Word Parts
The word deceptive contains the following part:
cap1, cip, capt, cept, -ceive, -ceit Latin root that means to take, catch