It even escalates the discomfort and duplicity by magnitudes.
But for a man who delighted in exposing hypocrisies, his relationship to Communism was riddled with duplicity.
As the intelligence community examines bin Laden's laptop and other gear, the extent of that duplicity will become clearer.
In 2007, Fridman accused Dudley of condescension and duplicity, which Dudley denied.
Decades of mistrust and duplicity on both sides are coming to the surface.
Has diplomacy been entirely stripped of fraud and duplicity?
This perpetual atmosphere of duplicity was positively distasteful.
To effect their unhallowed purpose required boldness and duplicity.
He was irritated, too, by a suspicion of duplicity in the members of the force.
He charges them with duplicity, and avows that he loathes their king like the gates of hell.
early 15c., from Old French duplicite (13c.), from Late Latin duplicitatem (nominative duplicitas) "doubleness," in Medieval Latin "ambiguity," noun of quality from duplex (genitive duplicis) "twofold." The notion is of being "double" in one's conduct (cf. Greek diploos "treacherous, double-minded," literally "twofold, double").