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deceiver


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deceiver  \De*ceiv"er\,  n. 
  One  who  deceives;  one  who  leads  into  error;  a  cheat;  an 
  impostor. 
 
  The  deceived  and  the  deceiver  are  his  --Job  xii.  16. 
 
  Syn:  {Deceiver},  {Impostor}. 
 
  Usage:  A  deceiver  operates  by  stealth  and  in  private  upon 
  individuals;  an  impostor  practices  his  arts  on  the 
  community  at  large  The  one  succeeds  by  artful 
  falsehoods,  the  other  by  bold  assumption.  The 
  faithless  friend  and  the  fickle  lover  are  deceivers; 
  the  false  prophet  and  the  pretended  prince  are 
  impostors. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deceiver 
  n  :  someone  who  leads  you  to  believe  something  that  is  not  true 
  [syn:  {cheat},  {cheater},  {trickster}] 




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