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duplicity +‎ -ous

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duplicitous (comparative more duplicitous, superlative most duplicitous)

  1. Given to or marked by deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech.
    • 2017 January 19, Peter Bradshaw, “T2 Trainspotting review – choose a sequel that doesn't disappoint”, in the Guardian[1]:
      It reunites the horribly duplicitous skag-addicted non-heroes of the first movie about twentysomethings trying to get off heroin in Edinburgh, and finding that they have nothing very much to put in its place.

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