magic trick: an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
(deceptive) causing one to believe what is not true or fail to believe what is true; "deceptive calm"; "a delusory pleasure"
(deceptive) designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently; "the deceptive calm in the eye of the storm"; "deliberately deceptive packaging"; "a misleading similarity"; "statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading"; "shoddy business practices"
Deception, beguilement, deceit, bluff, mystification, and subterfuge are acts to propagate beliefs that are not true, or not the whole truth (as in half-truths or omission). Deception can involve dissimulation, propaganda, sleight of hand. It can employ distraction, camouflage or concealment. ...
Deception (1946) is a film noir released by Warner Brothers, and directed by Irving Rapper. The film is based on the play Monsieur Lamberthier by Louis Verneuil. The screenplay was written by John Collier and Joseph Than.
End of the Game (German: Der Richter und sein Henker) is a 1975 German thriller film directed by Maximilian Schell and starring Jon Voight, Jacqueline Bisset, Martin Ritt and Robert Shaw. ...
Ruby Cairo is a 1993 film directed by Graeme Clifford. The soundtrack features music by John Barry and the song You Belong to Me performed by Patsy Cline.
Reindeer Games (also known as DeceptionPaul Clinton (February 24, 2000). . CNN. Accessed 2008-07-24.) is a 2000 movie, directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Ben Affleck, Gary Sinise, and Charlize Theron. It was Frankenheimer's final theatrically released film and received poor reviews.
Deception is a 2008 drama/romance/thriller film, directed by Marcel Langenegger and written by Mark Bomback. It stars Ewan McGregor, Hugh Jackman, and Michelle Williams. The film was released on April 25, 2008 in the United States.
An instance of actions and/or schemes fabricated to mislead and/or delude someone into errantly believing a lie or inaccuracy
(Deceptions) Jessica has fallen for Nicholas Morrow, but he has eyes for Liz!
(Deceptive) (or interrupted) cadence: V to any chord except I (typically vi or VI). This is considered a weak cadence because of the "hanging" (suspended) feel it invokes.
(Deceptive) Alternative Terms: -
(Deceptive) Language or conditions that tend to deceive. It doesn't have to be actually false, it just needs to be misleading--and the parties often argue over how tricky it must be: enough to mislead a lawyer or judge? an "average" person of "average" education and experience? ...
(Deceptive) This character gets a +10 bonus to Damage against an enemy who has activated this round.
(deceptive) First 100. Unknown early user.
Those measures designed to mislead the enemy/adversary by manipulation, distortion, or falsification of evidence in order to induce a reaction from that adversary which is prejudicial to the adversary's interests (DOD JP 1997a).
is the use of fraud, subterfuge, or false or misleading information in order to conceal the truth or to gain an advantage. See also: Pretexting, Social engineering.
A circumstance or event that may result in an authorized entity receiving false data and believing it to be true. ...
in research, the intentional misleading and misinforming of participants with regard to the aim of the study.
Recruiting and fundraising with hidden objectives and without full disclosure of the use of mind controlling techniques; use of front groups.
Deception involves an incomplete disclosure of the research purpose or elements of the research during the initial informed consent process. If deception is used, it is generally suggested that participants be debriefed about the information that was not fully disclosed to them previously. ...
Attempting to confuse, disguise or conceal sign by walking backward, brushing out, or other means. To deceive or confuse direction of travel, number of persons, or presence of sign.