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Adverbial deceivingly has 1 sense
  1. deceptively, deceivingly, misleadingly - in a misleading way; "the exam looked deceptively easy"

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Term: Deceivingly


Deceivingly is an adverb that means in a manner that is misleading or giving a false impression. It is used to describe something that appears to be one way, but is actually different.

Sample Sentences:

  1. The deceivingly calm ocean suddenly turned into a raging storm.
  2. She won the race, but her deceivingly effortless performance concealed the hours of training she had put in.
  3. The deceivingly simple jigsaw puzzle turned out to be incredibly challenging.
  4. The deceivingly innocent smile on his face hid the mischievous intentions beneath.

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