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duplicitous Syllabification: du·plic·i·tous
Pronunciation: /d(y)o͞oˈplisədəs/

Definition of duplicitous in English:


1Deceitful: treacherous, duplicitous behavior
More example sentences
  • This relates to American exceptionalism, which makes great allowances for seemingly hypocritical or duplicitous behavior as conducted by our leaders.
  • But it's deceptive, duplicitous, and deceitful.
  • How quickly it got duplicitous, deceitful, diabolical, and it just came out really in last episode where the beginning of an alliance was forming.
1.1 Law (Of a charge or plea) containing more than one allegation.
Example sentences
  • A count in an indictment charging such a Conspiracy Offence would not be duplicitous.
  • The indictment was not duplicitous or in any way defective, but accurately encapsulated that allegation.

Words that rhyme with duplicitous

complicitous, felicitous, solicitous
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