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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·ceiv·er n. One who deceives; one who leads into error; a cheat; an impostor.
    The deceived and the deceiver are his.   --Job xii. 16.
 Syn: -- Deceiver, Impostor.
 Usage: A deceiver operates by stealth and in private upon individuals; an impostor practices his arts on the community at large. The one succeeds by artful falsehoods, the other by bold assumption. The faithless friend and the fickle lover are deceivers; the false prophet and the pretended prince are impostors.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
          [syn: cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker]