duplicity


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a fraudulent or duplicitous representation

acting in bad faith

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He was versed in every form of duplicity, and yet he felt that in the presence of this young aristocrat, who was smiling upon him so delightfully, he was little more than a babe in wisdom, an amateur pure and simple.
for me to be instilling these lessons of duplicity into the youthful mind.
In the main,' said Nicholas, 'there may be no great difference of opinion between you and me, so far; but you will understand, that I desire to confront him, to justify myself, and to cast his duplicity and malice in his throat.
to those sounds which, in the pleasant mansions of that gate which seems to derive its name from a duplicity of tongues, issue from the mouths, and sometimes from the nostrils, of those fair river nymphs, ycleped of old the Naiades; in the vulgar tongue translated oyster-wenches; for when, instead of the antient libations of milk and honey and oil, the rich distillation from the juniper-berry, or, perhaps, from malt, hath, by the early devotion of their votaries, been poured forth in great abundance, should any daring tongue with unhallowed license prophane,
She suddenly felt ashamed of her duplicity, but even more she dreaded how he might meet her.
They discounted their virtues, suspected their motives, decried their successes; were scandalized at their duplicity or were doubtful about their courage.
He was irritated, too, by a suspicion of duplicity in the members of the force.
Angelo Aponte, DHCR'S commissioner, calling himself the Commissioner of"the Evil Empire,' agreed DHCR needs to jet rid of the duplicity of paperwork and said they are.
Here is merely one sentence that conveys the duplicity of Morrow--deliberate or undeliberate--and the duplicity of Banville: "I say her, but of course I know it was not her, not really.
AND still the cack-handed duplicity pours out of St James' Park in the (hopefully) dying days of Mike Ashley's calamitous reign.
The Robert Cowell-trained Absolute Music was beaten just over a length in third, with Richard Hannon's Duplicity just under five lengths behind the winner.
Former ambassador Risto Nikovski comments for Nova Makedonija that behind the alleged change of only the reference FYROM, there is a diplomatic game hidden, full of outrageous duplicity, hypocrisy and priggishness.
Duplicity moves the spy game on to industrial espionage, a welltimed move into fertile soil given today's economic climate.
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