She felt deceitful pumping Mrs. Marsh for information about Brandon's plans, but it was the perfect opportunity.
But if I'm supposed to avoid the subject, don't act like I'm in the middle of some deceitful act when I try.
Of Cromwell he wrote: "Courageous, clever, deceitful, dissimulating, his early principles of lofty republicanism yielded to the devouring flames of his ambition; and, having tasted the sweets of power, he aspired to the pleasure of reigning alone."
The early difficulties of Elizabeth's reign secured him a deceitful peace on that side for a time.
And in order to realize vividly his love devotion to the sovereign, Rostov pictured to himself an enemy or a deceitful German, whom he would not only kill with pleasure but whom he would slap in the face before the Emperor.