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synonyms for duplicity

  • artifice
  • chicanery
  • deceit
  • dishonesty
  • falsehood
  • hypocrisy
  • cunning
  • dissimulation
  • double-dealing
  • dualism
  • duality
  • faithlessness
  • fraud
  • guile
  • one-upmanship
  • perfidiousness
  • perfidy
  • skullduggery
  • treachery
  • Judas kiss
  • dirty dealing
  • dirty pool
  • dirty trick
  • dirty work
  • dissemblance
  • stab in back
  • treacherousness
  • two-facedness
  • twoness
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antonyms for duplicity

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  • forthrightness
  • frankness
  • honesty
  • openness
  • sincerity
  • truth
  • truthfulness
  • constancy
  • faithfulness
  • loyalty
  • trustworthiness
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How to use duplicity in a sentence

The devil may be the ultimate trickster, but for pure duplicity, he’s got nothing on them.
THE REAL-LIFE ‘DEMONIC’ MURDER THAT INSPIRED ‘THE CONJURING’NICK SCHAGERJUNE 11, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
The seed of discontent was again germinating under the duplicity of the Spanish lay and clerical authorities.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
This may be what Fordun has in view when he says that the duplicity of the English was at length laid bare.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Also, it has some of the elements of modern international diplomacy in its double-talk and duplicity.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
He was not used to treading the quicksands of duplicity, and he felt himself sinking.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
She could not condemn him for that, any more than she could forget her father's duplicity.
HIDDEN GOLDWILDER ANTHONY
Duplicity and misrepresentation are not confined to patent medicines.
THE EUGENIC MARRIAGE, VOL. 3 (OF 4)W. GRANT HAGUE
Hasan, brought up in this atmosphere of duplicity, was therefore well fitted to play the Machiavellian rôle of an Ismaili Dai.
SECRET SOCIETIES AND SUBVERSIVE MOVEMENTSNESTA H. WEBSTER
If a woman makes up her mind to duplicity, a little more or a little less counts as nothing to her conscience.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
That on occasions he displayed artfulness and guile—duplicity, in fact—is not to be denied.
ISLAM HER MORAL AND SPIRITUAL VALUEARTHUR GLYN LEONARD
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WORDS RELATED TO DUPLICITY

  • ambiguity
  • double life
  • duplicity
  • proteus
  • split personality
  • two-facedness
  • Judas kiss
  • deception
  • dishonesty
  • double-dealing
  • duplicity
  • falseness
  • giveaway
  • let-down
  • perfidy
  • sellout
  • treachery
  • treason
  • trickery
  • unfaithfulness
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