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

 de·ceit·ful /-fəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·ceit·ful a. Full of, or characterized by, deceit; serving to mislead or insnare; trickish; fraudulent; cheating; insincere.
    Harboring foul deceitful thoughts.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: intended to deceive; "deceitful advertising"; "fallacious
             testimony"; "smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin
             ice" - S.T.Coleridge; "a fraudulent scheme to escape
             paying taxes" [syn: fallacious, fraudulent]
      2: marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending
         one set of feelings and acting under the influence of
         another; "she was a deceitful scheming little thing"-
         Israel Zangwill; "a double-dealing double agent"; "a
         double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray
         [syn: ambidextrous, double-dealing, duplicitous, Janus-faced,
          two-faced, double-faced, double-tongued]