from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. in a deceitful manner
  • adv. with the intention to deceive

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. With intent to deceive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a deceitful manner; fraudulently; with deceit; in a manner or with a view to deceive.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a corrupt and deceitful manner


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  • The word we want is not the legalistic "paedophilia", which in any case deceitfully translates as "fondness for children".

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  • And he said this of himself before also, that he did not live after the outward appearance, nor preach "handling the word deceitfully (ibid.) and corrupting it.

    NPNF1-12. Saint Chrysostom: Homilies on the Epistles of Paul to the Corinthians

  • Pray what right may you have to stew me in a saucepan up on your roof, and to send me flavors of myself done up nicely into little packages labelled deceitfully "love"?

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  • Renounce therefore the hidden things of dishonesty, walk not in craftiness, nor handle God's word deceitfully, but by manifestation of the truth, commend yourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

    Works of John Bunyan ā€” Volume 02

  • And suddenly he notices the workman at a distance standing there and smiling deceitfully, that is, not deceitfully though, Iā€™m wrong there, what is it ...

    A Raw Youth

  • Pawlenty is just what we no longer need in campaigns for national office: a socially conservative Bush clone who is deceitfully trying to portray himself as a moderate centrist.

    DNC paints Pawlenty as liar

  • Thus did he deceitfully save himself the indignity of being put out, and rob us of the satisfaction of putting him out, but he came, and he came often, each time getting away with an able-bodied man's share of plunder.

    The Golden Poppy

  • The WSDOT campaign to deceitfully manipulate opinion in support of the malevolently engineered deep-bore tunnel has harmed many people.

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  • The scam that made him a far right hero was just as deceitfully seedy.

    Robert J. Elisberg: Apparently, It's Hard Out Here for This Pimp, too

  • In March 2010, when the president said "Faced with an extended hand, Iran's leaders have shown only a clenched fist," the ayatollah accused him of deceitfully offering a "metal hand inside a velvet glove."

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