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    deceptively -- What does it mean?

    A lake is deceptively shallow.

    Is the lake shallow or deep?

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    Re: deceptively -- What does it mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by confused View Post
    A lake is deceptively shallow.

    Is the lake shallow or deep?
    It's shallow - deceptively so. It looks deep enough to dive into, but if you do, you could break your neck.

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