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Definition of Duplicity


  1. Doubleness; a twofold state.
  2. Doubleness of heart or speech; insincerity; a sustained form of deception which consists in entertaining or pretending to entertain one of feelings, and acting as if influenced by another; bad faith.
  3. The use of two or more distinct allegations or answers, where one is sufficient.
  4. In indictments, the union of two incompatible offenses.
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Duplicity Translations

duplicity in Spanish is duplicidad
duplicity in Swedish is dubbelhet, dubbelspel