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deceptive

adjective
     
de‧cep‧tive
1 something that is deceptive seems to be one thing but is in fact very different:
Some snakes move with deceptive speed (=move faster than you think or expect).
Gwen's students may look angelic, but appearances can be deceptive.
2 intended to make someone believe something that is not true:
misleading and deceptive adverts
deceptive practices
deceptively adverb

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