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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (II) Communication of Ideas
Section II. Modes of Communication
 
548. Deceiver.
 
  
NOUN:DECEIVER &c. (deceive [See Deception]); dissembler, hypocrite; sophist, Pharisee, Jesuit, Mawworm, Pecksniff, Joseph Surface, Tartufe or Tartuffe, Janus; serpent, snake in the grass, cockatrice, Judas, wolf in sheep’s clothing; jilt; shuffler.
  liar &c. (lie [See Falsehood]); Tom Pepper, Machiavel, Machiavelist; story-teller, perjurer, false witness, menteur à triple étage [F.], Scapin; bunko steerer, carpet-bagger, capper [all slang, U. S.], faker [slang], fraud, four-flusher [slang], confidence man, horse coper [Eng.], ringer [slang], spieler [colloq., Australasia]; straw bidder [U. S.]; crimp; decoy duck, stool pigeon; rogue, knave, cheat; swindler (thief) [See Thief]; jobber, gypsy.
  IMPOSTOR, pretender, malingerer, humbug; adventurer, adventuress; Cagliostro, Fernam Mendez Pinto; ass in lion’s skin (bungler) [See Bungler]; actor (stage player) [See The Drama].
  QUACK, charlatan, mountebank, saltimbanco [obs.], saltimbanque [F.], blagueur [F.], empiric, quacksalver [now rare], medicaster.
  CONJUROR, juggler, trickster, prestidigitator, necromancer, sorcerer, magician, wizard, mage [archaic], medicine man, shaman.
  
QUOTATION:Saint abroad and a devil at home.—Bunyan

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