double-dealing


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Synonyms for double-dealing

Synonyms for double-dealing

being or acting so as to conceal one's real intentions

the act or practice of deceiving

Synonyms for double-dealing

acting in bad faith

marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another

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Here's the bottom line on Pakistan's alleged double-dealing.
Mr Cameron said that the PM was "quite wrong" to claim there had been no double-dealing.
This is where the friendship becomes complicated and a lifetime of intrigue and double-dealing begins.
Theory, as anyone who's dabbled in it knows, is itself promiscuous, double-dealing, sexaholic, and a chronic masturbator.
In present time, El Mariachi is but one player in a web of political intrigue in Mexico that includes a flippant, double-dealing CIA agent (Depp), an oily drug cartel leader (Dafoe), a retired FBI agent (Ruben Blades), a kid selling Chiclets (Tony Valdes) and the fascist general (Gerardo Vigil) who poisoned El Mariachi's life.
Amazingly, it was above a horseracing story, not as Muttley expected, yet another story on greyhound racing's backstabbing and double-dealing.
Privileging writing, Hamlet goes on in this same speech, however, to clown and improvise himself: "the First Quarto was marked," Weimann argues, "by a hybrid source of authority, one that was as 'divided against itself' as the double-dealing poetics that, simultaneously, informed Hamlet's antic clowning and his own advice against it" (28).
So, we get Primary Colors, whose flip betrayal of its depiction of campaign skullduggery ends in an earnest, we're-gonna-make-history blather; The Patriot's equation of pacifism with flag-waving slaughter; The Contender's preposterously hyper-left pronouncements mated to the amused glorification of federal double-dealing.
Until 1948, Thurmond's story was one of monotonous political success, with no more than the usual treachery and double-dealing (in fact, probably less than usual).
Sadly, it's more like business as usual in the free-wheeling, double-dealing realm of government contracting, where companies often straddle the public and private sectors to maximize profits from both, and fritter away taxpayers' money on expenses that would give even William Sessions pause.
The rewarding chapters track the machinations and double-dealing among rival politicians and black nationalists during Washington's first campaign.
McElroy soon becomes embroiled in a web of double-dealing as he embarks on a wild ride in Liverpool's underworld and rave scene, escorted by rabid local hood Felix (Carlyle), who hates all things American.
A STRONG cast of sharply-drawn characters gives detective Bob Burns and his two unlikely sidekicks plenty to cope with in an intriguing story of greed and double-dealing that's sparked off by the discovery of a severed finger in a cruise ship passenger's quiche lorraine.
Superior, glossily stylish crime drama, laden with twists and double-dealing, and starring Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway.
But subversive agendas and double-dealing are the name of the game in the international community.