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du·plic·i·tous

 (do͞o-plĭs′ĭ-təs, dyo͞o-)
adj.
Given to or marked by deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech.

du·plic′i·tous·ly adv.
du·plic′i·tous·ness n.

du•plic•i•tous

(duˈplɪs ɪ təs, dyu-)

adj.
marked or characterized by duplicity.
[1960–65]
du•plic′i•tous•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.duplicitous - marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of anotherduplicitous - marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another; "she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill; "a double-dealing double agent"; "a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray
dishonest, dishonorable - deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive

duplicitous

adjective
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duplicitous

[djuːˈplɪsɪtəs] ADJ (frm) → tramposo

duplicitous

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Mars blasts any duplicitousness out of the way, your task will be to see it and do something about it.
By engaging in a historically revolutionary power grab in the name of limiting the Court's power, was he guilty of the very type of duplicitousness with which he charged critics of judicial review, writing in Marbury that such critics "would be giving to the legislature a practical and real omnipotence, with the same breath which professes to restrict their powers within narrow limits"?
In addition to pointing out that everyone is engaged in more or less continuous self-falsification, a sufficiently "awful" insight in itself, Hooper demonstrates that we habitually deny the glaring fact of this widespread duplicitousness (48).
Throughout the show, both object and text serve as standins, sur-rogates for the things they describe or represent, which parallels the structure of the commodity form, whose duplicitousness was only intensified in the postwar moment to which Brannon's work refers.