Definition of duplicitousness in English:

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Pronunciation: /djuːˈplɪsɪtəsnəs/

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[mass noun]
The quality of being duplicitous; deceitfulness: he realizes the duplicitousness of his superiors' dealings
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  • A scene where Vinny stages a series of fake auto accidents to raise the funeral money is laugh-out-loud funny for its matter-of-fact duplicitousness.
  • Thomson herself does not fully capture the risk in Mirandolina's skillful duplicitousness or the sense she may be getting caught in her own trap.
  • The dramatic situation among the speaker, the young man and the dark lady comes into view, with passion, sexual ambiguity and duplicitousness.

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