(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. double dealing, two-facedness, treachery, deceitfulness, fraud, guile, hypocrisy. See falsehood, improbity.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. double-dealing, deceit, dishonesty; see deception 1 , dishonesty , hypocrisy .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n.
[doo PLIS i tee]
deceptive-ness, the act of double-dealing or being two-faced.
Shady politicians are skilled in the art of duplicity.
SYN.: deceptiveness, deception, double-dealing, being two-faced, guile, treachery, backstabbing, *two-timing, deceit, disloyalty, artifice, hypocrisy, dishonesty, *Judas kiss.
ANT.: honesty, loyalty, artlessness, straightforwardness
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun The act or practice of deceiving: cunning, deceit, deceitfulness, deception, double-dealing, guile, shiftiness. See HONEST.

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