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Double-tongued   /dˈəbəl-təŋd/   Listen
Double-tongued

adjective
1.
Marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another.  Synonyms: ambidextrous, deceitful, double-dealing, double-faced, duplicitous, Janus-faced, two-faced.  "A double-dealing double agent" , "A double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"






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"Double-tongued" Quotes from Famous Books



... it was with this sea animal with a red beard. He could not tell whether he liked it or not, never asked himself the question, it was part of her general strangeness and to be considered along with her clinging, man killing and double-tongued qualities, also with the fact that she had starved almost to death because she was alone; also with her eyes and new face, for she was growing younger looking every day and better looking, and her eyes, naturally ...
— The Beach of Dreams • H. De Vere Stacpoole



Words linked to "Double-tongued" :   dishonest, dishonorable



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