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Janus-faced

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1Having two sharply contrasting aspects or characteristics: the Janus-faced nature of American society
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  • Every day they confront a Janus-faced social discourse on female gender, which wedges them between two conflicting ideals of femininity.
  • It is thus a Janus-faced entity, a paradoxical phenomenon that reflects the paradoxical nature of the human condition.
  • A Janus-faced entity who, looking inward, sees himself as a self-contained unique whole, looking outward as a dependent part.
1.1Insincere or deceitful: a Janus-faced politician
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  • He was the committee man selectively dealing out the Janus-faced news.
  • Containment needs better friends than the Janus-faced House of Saud.
  • Enter the Janus-faced alternative: the Liberal Conservative Socialist Democrats, the chameleon party equipped to satisfy simultaneously the aspirations of Colonel Blimp and Dave Spart.

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