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1. Having two faces or surfaces.
2. Hypocritical or double-dealing; deceitful.

two′-fac′ed·ly (-fā′sĭd-lē, -fāst′lē) adv.
two′-fac′ed·ness n.
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A show or expression of feelings or beliefs one does not actually hold or possess:
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Other words synonymous with hypocrisy include: sanctimoniousness, pietism, piousness, affected superiority, false virtue, triteness, humbug, pretense, posturing, speciousness, insincerity, falsity, deceptiveness, deceitfulness, dishonesty, dissimulation, duplicity, impersonation, two-facedness, double-dealing, etc.
This two-facedness is definitely concern for those who are directly affected by Modi's policies.
That none of its champions fought for its inclusion and the quota was quickly cast aside is evidence of this ploy's two-facedness.
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Turkey's foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu condemned the EU criticism and accused Brussels of "two-facedness and double standards".
After Lucy finishes and her audience praises her performance, she realizes, "I was then at the height of my two-facedness: that is, outside I seemed one way, inside I was another; outside false, inside true" (Kincaid 18).