Definition of duplicity:
- Doubleness of heart or speech; insincerity; a sustained form of deception which consists in entertaining or pretending to entertain one of feelings, and acting as if influenced by another; bad faith.
- Doubleness; a twofold state.
- In indictments, the union of two incompatible offenses.
- The use of two or more distinct allegations or answers, where one is sufficient.
fraud, put-on, lie, hoax, craft, lying, hypocrisy, guile, dupery, dissimulation, fraudulence, untruth, prevarication, shiftiness, deceitfulness, fabrication, humbug, finesse, trickery, honest, double dealing, deception, cunning, imposition.
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