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adjective     deceptive pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    something that is deceptive seems very different from the way it really is
    appearances can be deceptive:

    The hotel looked nice but appearances can be deceptive.

  2. 2
    trying to trick someone by telling them something that is not true

    new laws against misleading or deceptive advertising

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