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Word: duplicity

Definition: double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous


Sentences Containing 'duplicity'

If I were not afraid of judging harshly, I should be almost tempted to say that there is a strong appearance of duplicity in all this.

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