Dishonest and deceptive

duplicity
(n)
doo-PLISS-i-ty
Meaning

double-dealing; hypocrisy; deceptiveness

1st Sample Sentence

At that time I was not aware of his capacity for duplicity, so I innocently believed everything he told me.

Root

duplex duplicis (twofold) (Latin)

Synonyms

chicanery, duplicity

Antonyms

candor

Mnemonics

duplicity== making two faces (duplicate). one who makes two faces is a fraud.

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