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.
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").