deceptious


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deceptious

(dɪˈsɛpʃəs)
adj
relating to deception or inclined to deceive
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abstain from all false, or deceptious readings; and from all uncandid omissions of any qualifications" of the legal doctrines relied upon.
But that is exactly the role Aspin has played in the current budget debate, and if the President succeeds in getting either the Senate figure or something higher, the Pentagon will once again be in debt to the deceptious Congressman from Wisconsin.