Synonyms of deception


1. misrepresentation, deceit, deception, falsehood, falsity, untruth

usage: a misleading falsehood

2. deception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulation, falsification, misrepresentation

usage: the act of deceiving

3. magic trick, conjuring trick, trick, magic, legerdemain, conjuration, thaumaturgy, illusion, deception, performance

usage: an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers

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Definition and meaning of deception (Dictionary)