Deceptious
Deceptious De*cep"tious, a. [LL. deceptiosus.] Tending deceive; delusive. [R.] [1913 Webster]

As if those organs had deceptious functions. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Deception — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Deception >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 deception deception Sgm: N 1 falseness falseness &c. 544 Sgm: N 1 untruth untruth &c. 546 Sgm: N 1 imposition imposition imposture Sgm: N 1 fraud …   English dictionary for students

  • deceptive — 1610s, from Fr. deceptif (late 14c.), from M.L. deceptivus, from decept , pp. stem of L. decipere (see DECEIVE (Cf. deceive)). Earlier in this sense was deceptious (c.1600), from Fr. deceptieux, from M.L. deceptiosus, from deceptionem. Related:… …   Etymology dictionary

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