Deception - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 11/09/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Deception.

3 letter answer(s) to deception

CON
  1. To direct the steering or course of (a vessel). n. 1. The area or structure on a vessel from which the vessel is conned. 2. The position or authority of the officer conning a vessel.
  2. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
  3. an argument opposed to a proposal
  4. a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
  5. commit to memory; learn by heart; "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"
  6. deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
  7. in opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc.; "much was written pro and con"
LIE
  1. be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position;
  2. originate (in);
  3. be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
  4. have a place in relation to something else;
  5. be and remain in a particular state or condition
  6. a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
  7. position or manner in which something is situated
  8. Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)

4 letter answer(s) to deception

HOAX
  1. something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
  2. subject to a playful hoax or joke
SHAM
  1. a person who makes deceitful pretenses
  2. adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"
  3. False
  4. make believe with the intent to deceive;
  5. make a pretence of; "She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"; "he feigned sleep"
  6. something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be

8 letter answer(s) to deception

TRICKERY
  1. the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
  2. verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
  3. chicanery
  4. Sleight of hand

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Against clubs playing?
Animal’s hiding place in story
Anti body?
Argument against
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Be a bad witness
Be flat?
Be in position for story
Be less than candid
Be located
Be positioned
Be prostrate
Be situated
Be untrustworthy
Become prone
Bedding item
Beginning to love one English fairy tale
Big fib
Bigfoot photo, e.g.
Bit of slander
Bogus
Bogus, false
Bogus; pretence
Bunko game
Cell sojourner
Clumsy actor on front of stage not genuine
Commit perjury
Counterfeit
Counterfeit, fake
Creative story
Debate side
Deception; disadvantage
Defraud
Doctored account
Either Claire or Elaine regularly ignored misleading account
Elaborate April fool
Ersatz
Fabrication
Fail a polygraph
Fairway position
Fairy tale
Fake
Fake national symbol? Not half
Fake news’s ending bad actor
Fakery
False statement
Falsehood
Falsity
Fanciful story
Farce
Fib
Fish story
Fish tale, essentially
Flimflam
Fraud
Get prone
Go flat?
Golf ball position
Golf ball's position
Golf position
Golfer's concern
Hammarskjold's predecesso
Head of company working a swindle
Henry, interrupting Samuel, is 23
Hoax
Hoodwink
Humorous or malicious deception
Imitation
Impostor
Imposture
Interrogator's discovery
Interrogator's red-flag r
Invention that's not thou
Invention, so to speak
It may be analyzed before
It may be part of a pack
It's not to be believed
It’s not true fine is excluded from severe sentence
Jailbird
Large amount of fudge?
Like some wine drunk by crook helping holy work
Little white thing
Made-up story
Major prank
Majority of scandal is false
Make stuff up
Make-believe
Many an excuse
Martian invasion report,
Mendacity
Misstatement
Mockery
Monkey business
More than a stretch
More than an exaggeration
More than stretch the tru
Nonpro?
Not real
Not-to-be-believed
One found in a pen
One in a pen
One kept in the cooler
One may be caught in it
One might get caught in i
One of a pack, perhaps
One of a pack?
One of Hugo's articles about current story
One side of an issue
Only make-believe
Opposing
Oscar category
Part of a pack?
Party animal, female, has male chained up?
Pen filler
Perjure oneself
Permission to leave last of the porridge
Persuade by trickery
Phony
Piece of fiction
Pillow cover
Pillow covering
Piltdown man, notably
Porky
Position of railway not new
Practical joke
Practice tact, perhaps
Prank
Press fabrication
Pretence; bogus
Pretended
Pretense
Prevaricate
Prisoner
Pro's opposite
Put-on
Recline
Relax and tell a story
Remain
Rest
Rewrite history, in a way
Rough position?
Ruse
Sam the ___ of 60's pop
Say A is not A, say
Say what isn't so
Scam
See 17
Sing Sing inhabitant
Situation for a man with iron balls?
Smoke and mirrors?
Something bad to be caugh
Specialty of some artists
Sprawl
Start of a Tennessee Will
Statement from Pinocchio
Stay flat
Sting
Story
Story claimed to miss the odd parts
Story to be stretched out?
Stretch or stretch out
Stretch out
Stretcher carrying Salieri? The opposite
Swindle
Take in
Tall tale
Taradiddle
Tell a "story"
Tell a tall tale
Tell a whopper
Tell falsehoods
Tell it like it isn't
Tell porkies
Tell tales
Tell tall tales
Tell whoppers
Time server
Trick
Trick central characters in show with source of audience vote
Trumped-up story
Truth decay?
Two short tools for fool
Ultimately defines actor as one acting other than they are
Untruth
Voting "nay"
Weave a tangled web, say
Weigh (on)
What Puck uses in an instant assuming Nick's close to the margins of reality
Whopper
Whopper claimed when odds are ignored
Whopper somewhat colossal, I expect
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Yardbird
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