duplicitous

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Synonyms for duplicitous

Synonyms for duplicitous

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

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Meetings between BIO-key and ComnetiX remained cordial and professional during this entire period from May 17, 2006 to September 12, 2006, while, unbeknownst to BIO-Key, ComnetiX was holding a series of meetings with L-1 and was duplicitously negotiating a similar transaction with L-1 in breach of its exclusivity obligations under the May 2006 Agreement.
His readers will recognize the hermeneutic bind that Godwin dramatizes and duplicitously reifies in the end.
Just how many people and organisations are going to act duplicitously in this affair.
Republican members of Congress have been making a case in recent hearings that the Clinton White House was either incompetent or duplicitously political by allowing its sensitive personnel-security operation to be headed by Livingstone, a former political advance man.
The same struggle to regulate behavior permeates the relationship between father and son, as for instance when Polonius facetiously advises Laertes about the necessity of behaving duplicitously with the world while remaining true ("above all") to himself (1.
The violence in Mexico is being duplicitously used as ammunition by would-be gun controllers in this country.
Read duplicitously, she says, Gronniosaw is using the language of Christian conversion to announce his status as self-made leader of his people.
The Brady Campaign, the day after the election, was demanding the adoption of what it duplicitously calls "common sense gun laws.
The country's establishment was blamed for behaving duplicitously in the American war effort in neighboring Afghanistan, by backing both sides -- the United States and the Taliban -- at the same time.
Britain's Foreign Office said, "Iran is acting duplicitously and illegally.
A spokesman for Britain's foreign ministry said: "The IAEA report confirms our fears that Iran is acting duplicitously and illegally.
After locating it, but before addressing the painting, he notes that being a "staunch adorer of the Antique, and the Florentine and Roman Schools," he "loathes and detests coat-and-waistcoat pieces," but adds somewhat duplicitously, "Nobody admires Wilkie half as much taken as an exception.
The dream of Antigonus, which duplicitously confirms beyond any reasonable doubt that Hermione has died, at the same time revives her, thus anticipating her later return even while portending the death of her prophet, who will not be redeemed.
Lacerated by the unabated violence caused by the Maoist insurgency, Nepal had also taken lessons duplicitously following the US Patriot Act 2001 by adopting several stringent measures including declaration of national emergency suspending fundamental rights to the people and the anti-terrorist act with the provision of impunity.