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duplicity

noun

1 duplicity

A fraudulent or duplicitous representation.

synonym: fraudulence.

Roget 89: duality, dualism; duplicity; biplicity, biformity; polarity.    two, deuce, couple, duet, brace, pair, cheeks, twins, ... show more

Roget 544: falsehood, falseness; falsity, falsification; deception etc. 545; untruth etc. 546; guile; lying etc. ... show more

Roget 702: cunning, craft; cunningness, craftiness etc. adj.; subtlety, artificiality; maneuvering etc. v.; temporization; circumvention.    chicane, ... show more



2 duplicity

Acting in bad faith; deception by pretending to entertain one set of intentions while acting under the influence of another.

synonym: double-dealing.


Moby thesaurus: Janus, Machiavellianism, ambidexterity, ambiguity, ambivalence, artfulness, artifice, bad faith, biformity, bifurcation, conjugation, craft, cunning, deceit, deceitfulness, dichotomy, dirty pool, dirty trick, dirty work, dishonesty ... show more.

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