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Deceitfully   Listen
adverb
Deceitfully  adv.  With intent to deceive.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Deceitfully" Quotes from Famous Books



... Kenelm Chillingly had parted from Walter Melville until somewhere between sunrise and noon the next day, the summer joyousness of that external Nature which does now and then, though, for the most part, deceitfully, address to the soul of man questions and answers all her soulless own, laughed away ...
— Kenelm Chillingly, Complete • Edward Bulwer-Lytton

... far from equal, and if either is at a disadvantage, it is the free working-man. Slaves they both are, with the single difference that the slavery of the one is undissembled, open, honest; that of the other cunning, sly, disguised, deceitfully concealed from himself and every one else, a hypocritical servitude worse than the old. The philanthropic Tories were right when they gave the operatives the name white slaves. But the hypocritical disguised slavery recognises the right to freedom, at least in outward form; ...
— The Condition of the Working-Class in England in 1844 - with a Preface written in 1892 • Frederick Engels

... It was but poor friendship and narrow wisdom. He had looked to them for pity, for comfort, and love. He had longed for it as the parched caravans in the desert for the water-streams, and 'his brethren had dealt deceitfully with him.' The brooks, in the cool winter, roll in a full turbid torrent; 'what time it waxes warm they vanish, when it is hot they are consumed out of their place; the caravans of Tema looked ...
— Short Studies on Great Subjects • James Anthony Froude

... and had raised eyes skimmed of their sullenness by delight. "If you'd got Jesus," he said tartly, "you'd learn to be gentle. Like He was." He recovered confidence by squeezing Poppy's hand, which she tendered him deceitfully, looking at Richard the while as if she were waiting for orders. "Now you'd better tell me what it is about mother that's making you frightened. She'd not be pleased, would she, if she came in and found you treating me ...
— The Judge • Rebecca West

... handling the word of God [1] deceitfully." The Hebrew embodies the term "devil" in another term, serpent,—which the senses are supposed to take in,—and then defines this serpent as "more subtle than all the beasts of the field." Subsequently, [5] the ancients ...
— Miscellaneous Writings, 1883-1896 • Mary Baker Eddy

... a perfect August morning poured down upon the white beach, dotted here and there with ambitious bathers, who had grasped Time firmly by his venerated forelock, and fared forth with the proverbial early bird for a morning dip in a deceitfully ...
— Marjorie Dean - High School Sophomore • Pauline Lester

... advance, into gracious assurances, and the clearest vision that the moral nature which fits for God's presence is God's gift. "The clean-handed, and pure-hearted, who has not lifted up his soul to vanity, nor sworn deceitfully;" there is the eternal law which nothing can ever alter, that to abide with God a man must be like God—the law of the new covenant as of the old, "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God." But this requirement, impossible of fulfilment, is not all. If it were, the climbing ...
— The Life of David - As Reflected in His Psalms • Alexander Maclaren

... it don't cost nothing. I don't doubt but what you'd make a real pretty ride, Happy." Andy's tone was deceitfully hearty. He did not sound in the least as if he would like to choke Happy Jack, though ...
— The Happy Family • Bertha Muzzy Bower

... going to the train for, now?" Tom inquired, in a deceitfully mild tone. Inwardly he was raging, and he cursed the judge for ...
— Flowing Gold • Rex Beach



Words linked to "Deceitfully" :   honestly, dishonestly, venally, deceitful



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