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Word of the Day 01/15/21 Duplicitous

Duplicitous (adjective)
duplicitous [ doo-plis-i-tuhs, dyoo- ]


adjective
1. marked or characterized by duplicity.

OTHER WORDS FROM DUPLICITOUS
du·plic·i·tous·ly, adverb

WORDS RELATED TO DUPLICITOUS
cheating, dishonest, deceitful, double-dealing, shady, two-faced, two-timing

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com

Origin: First recorded in 1960–65; duplicit(y) + -ous

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR DUPLICITOUS
Jones is not trying to be duplicitous; detail is the essential clothing of all good fiction, historical or not.
AMERICAN DREAMS, 2003: THE KNOWN WORLD BY EDWARD P. JONES|NATHANIEL RICH|NOVEMBER 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST

If you think Iran is duplicitous about its nuclear weapons program, just wait till you hear its deception on human rights.
IRAN’S FOREIGN MINISTER LOVES FACEBOOK DESPITE BANNING IT AT HOME|DAVID KEYES|OCTOBER 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST

It was a cynical and duplicitous ploy to put a kindly face on a cruel and selfish policy.
WHY BELIEVE ROMNEY NOW, AFTER HIS LIES ON MEDICARE, BAIN & TAXES?|ROBERT SHRUM|AUGUST 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST

This season, without such a duplicitous person, they invented one.
‘BACHELOR’ FINALE: BEN FLAJNIK, COURTNEY ROBERTSON & A TERRIBLE SEASON|ANDY DEHNART|MARCH 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST

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