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Synonyms for duplicitous
duˈplɪs ɪ təs, dyu-du·plic·i·tous

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  1. duplicitousadjective

    double-dealing, two-faced, deceitful

  2. duplicitousadjective

    Given to or marked by deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech.

    deceitful, two-faced, double-dealing

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ambidextrous, deceitful, double-dealing, duplicitous, Janus-faced, two-faced, double-faced, double-tonguedadjective

    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

    double-tongued, fraudulent, two-faced, deceitful, double-dealing, double-faced, two-handed, ambidextrous, fallacious

    honest, honorable

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  1. List of paraphrases for "duplicitous":

    deceitful, sly

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  1. Mike Cernovich:

    Yes they were being truthful in that there was no signed contract but it’s duplicitous to pretend as if they had no idea when Jack had been emailing with them.

  2. Adam Schiff:

    This action is long overdue and follows an inexplicable series of events in which the White House played a role in selectively and surreptitiously providing the documents to our Chairman (Nunes), the White House has yet to explain why it attempted to conceal its role in the compilation of these materials. The White House is not a whistleblower and nothing that I was shown justifies such duplicitous conduct.

  3. Shayan Das:

    The duplicitous world has set enough examples of how self-love doesn’t portray selfishness rather selfishness portrays self-love.

  4. Ron Wyden:

    This agreement with the duplicitous and untrustworthy Iranian regime falls short of what I had envisioned. However, I have decided the alternatives are even more dangerous.

  5. Curtis Strange:

    I understand the players going. I do because it's so large, it's life-changing, now, some people will say, ‘Well, they already make a lot of money.’ Yes, they do. But some of these players are at the end of their careers, and so they're not going to make huge amounts of money for the next, you know, number of years. Curtis Strange at the 1991 Phoenix Open. (Kevin Warren/PGA TOUR Archive) RORY MCILROY RIPS ‘DUPLICITOUS’ BROOKS KOEPKA, OTHERS OVER LIV GOLF: ‘SAY ONE THING AND THEN THEY DO ANOTHER’.

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