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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

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  • adjective exhibiting duplicity{2}; deceitful; double-dealing.

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

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

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Examples

  • The moment of high drama came when members of the Iraqiya bloc - which, by a slim margin, won more seats in Iraq's 325-member parliament than any other bloc - walked out of the session to protest what they called duplicitous tactics by political rivals and broken promises to roll back a controversial law that they feel unfairly targeted their members.

    Sunnis' walkout mars political talks in Iraq

  • The moment of high drama came when members of the Iraqiya bloc - which, by a slim margin, won more seats in Iraq's 325-member parliament than any other bloc - walked out of the session to protest what they called duplicitous tactics by political rivals and broken promises to roll back a controversial law that they feel unfairly targeted their members.

    Iraqi parliament hit by walkout

  • The moment of high drama came when members of the Iraqiya bloc - which, by a slim margin, won more seats in Iraq's 325-member parliament than any other bloc - walked out of the session to protest what they called duplicitous tactics by political rivals and broken promises to roll back a controversial law that they feel unfairly targeted their members.

    Sunnis' walkout mars political talks in Iraq

  • He did brief officials, including MacKay, about the problems of the NDS, which he described as duplicitous and open to manipulation by politically powerful people behind the scenes.

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  • Go hangout with Sarah and Dick and continue to live in duplicitous stupid bliss!

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  • Roy Moore may be many things, but duplicitous is not one of them.

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  • Roy Moore may be many things, but duplicitous is not one of them.

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  • He says, "They conduct what I call duplicitous PR campaigns.

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  • "They conduct what I call duplicitous PR campaigns.

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  • If you survey informed Americans, you will hear Pakistanis described as duplicitous, paranoid, self-pitying and generally infuriating.

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