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double-talking

See definition of double-talking on Dictionary.com
  • as inmisinform
  • as inobscure
  • as indissemble
  • as inequivocate

synonyms for double-talking

  • deceive
  • misguide
  • mislead
  • lie
  • misdirect
  • misstate
  • pervert
  • prevaricate
  • signify
  • bait-and-switch
  • cover up
  • disinform
  • double-talk
  • doublespeak
  • lead astray
  • mousetrap
  • put on
  • put on an act
  • put on false front
  • put up a smokescreen
  • string along
  • wrong steer

antonyms for double-talking

MOST RELEVANT
  • straighten
  • inform
  • tell all
  • disclose
  • divulge
  • expose
  • lay bare
  • let out
  • open
  • reveal
  • show
  • tell
  • tell the truth
  • uncover
  • unmask
  • admit
  • allow
  • confront
  • encounter
  • face
  • meet
  • release
  • take on
  • tell the truth
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How to use double-talking in a sentence

Under the one-sixth they appear as slender, highly refractive fibers with double contour and, often, curled or split ends.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Poor Squinty ran and tried to hide under the straw, for he knew the boy was talking about him.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
I do not care very much how you censor or select the reading and talking and thinking of the schoolboy or schoolgirl.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Her female friend immediately said, "Well, I have been talking away to this dumb man."
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
All things are double, one against another, and he hath made nothing defective.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The way was under a double row of tall trees, which met at the top and formed a green arch over our heads.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Cecilia says they were all talking of it at Maundrell Abbey, where of course it is a peculiarly interesting topic.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The wretched young man persistently exercises his right of crying "Banco," and so practically going double or quits each time.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Sometimes Grandfather Mole would speak to Mrs. Robin, or her husband; for he could hear them talking.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
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