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scoundrelly

  • adjective satellite lacking principles or scruples
    roguish; blackguardly; rascally.
    • the rascally rabble
    • the tyranny of a scoundrelly aristocracy" - W.M. Thackaray
    • the captain was set adrift by his roguish crew

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inequity

  • noun injustice by virtue of not conforming with rules or standards
    unfairness.

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cheat

  • noun weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
    darnel; bearded darnel; Lolium temulentum; tare.
  • noun weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
    Bromus secalinus; chess.

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rascal

  • noun a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
    varlet; rapscallion; scallywag; rogue; knave; scalawag.
  • noun one who is playfully mischievous
    monkey; rapscallion; scallywag; imp; scamp; scalawag.

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fly-by-night

  • noun a debtor who flees to avoid paying
  • adjective satellite (of businesses and businessmen) unscrupulous
    shady.
    • a shady operation

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shoddy

  • noun reclaimed wool fiber
  • adjective satellite cheap and shoddy
    cheapjack; tawdry.
    • cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob"- Judith Crist

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rapscallion

  • noun a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
    varlet; rascal; scallywag; rogue; knave; scalawag.
  • noun one who is playfully mischievous
    monkey; rascal; scallywag; imp; scamp; scalawag.

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meretriciousness

  • noun an appearance of truth that is false or deceptive; seeming plausibility
    speciousness.
    • the speciousness of his argument
  • noun tasteless showiness
    tawdriness; gaudiness; glitz; flashiness; brashness; loudness; garishness.

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dupe

  • noun a person who is tricked or swindled
    victim.
  • verb fool or hoax
    fool; put on; gull; take in; befool; put one over; cod; put one across; slang.
    • The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone
    • You can't fool me!

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roguish

  • adjective satellite playful in an appealingly bold way
    devilish; rascally.
    • a roguish grin
  • adjective satellite lacking principles or scruples
    blackguardly; scoundrelly; rascally.
    • the rascally rabble
    • the tyranny of a scoundrelly aristocracy" - W.M. Thackaray
    • the captain was set adrift by his roguish crew

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disingenuousness

  • noun the quality of being disingenuous and lacking candor

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hollowness

  • noun the state of being hollow: having an empty space within
  • noun the property of having a sunken area

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janus-faced

  • adjective satellite having or concerned with polarities or contrasts
    • a Janus-faced view of history
    • a Janus-faced policy
  • adjective satellite marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
    double-dealing; two-faced; duplicitous; deceitful; double-faced; ambidextrous; double-tongued.
    • she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill
    • a double-dealing double agent
    • a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray

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fable

  • noun a deliberately false or improbable account
    fabrication; fiction.
  • noun a short moral story (often with animal characters)
    parable; allegory; apologue.

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toady

  • noun a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
    sycophant; lackey; ass-kisser; crawler.
  • verb try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
    fawn; kowtow; kotow; bootlick; suck up; truckle.
    • He is always kowtowing to his boss

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hell

  • noun any place of pain and turmoil;
    the pits; hellhole; snake pit; hell on earth; inferno.
    • the hell of battle
    • the inferno of the engine room
    • when you're alone Christmas is the pits
  • noun a cause of difficulty and suffering
    blaze.
    • war is hell
    • go to blazes

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dishonesty

  • noun the quality of being dishonest
  • noun lack of honesty; acts of lying or cheating or stealing
    knavery.

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slyboots

  • noun a shifty deceptive person
    dodger; fox.

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wickedness

  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    iniquity; evil; immorality.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; dark; darkness.
    • the powers of darkness

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opprobrium

  • noun state of disgrace resulting from public abuse
    obloquy.
  • noun a state of extreme dishonor
    infamy.
    • a date which will live in infamy"- F.D.Roosevelt
    • the name was a by-word of scorn and opprobrium throughout the city

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varlet

  • noun a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
    rascal; rapscallion; scallywag; rogue; knave; scalawag.
  • noun in medieval times a youth acting as a knight's attendant as the first stage in training for knighthood
    page.

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deceitful

  • adjective satellite intended to deceive
    fallacious; fraudulent.
    • deceitful advertising
    • fallacious testimony
    • smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge
    • a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes
  • adjective satellite marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
    double-dealing; two-faced; duplicitous; double-faced; Janus-faced; ambidextrous; double-tongued.
    • she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill
    • a double-dealing double agent
    • a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray

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hypocrisy

  • noun an expression of agreement that is not supported by real conviction
    lip service.
  • noun insincerity by virtue of pretending to have qualities or beliefs that you do not really have

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honourableness

  • noun the quality of deserving honor or respect; characterized by honor
    honorableness.

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mark

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; score.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marker; marking.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep

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pokery

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gull

  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; sucker; patsy; fall guy; mug; chump; mark.
  • noun mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
    sea gull; seagull.

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corruptness

  • noun the state of being corrupt
  • noun lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain
    corruption.

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hanky

  • noun a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
    hankey; hankie; handkerchief.

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faithlessness

  • noun unfaithfulness by virtue of being unreliable or treacherous
    inconstancy; falseness; fickleness.

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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blaze

  • noun a strong flame that burns brightly
    blazing.
    • the blaze spread rapidly
  • noun a cause of difficulty and suffering
    hell.
    • war is hell
    • go to blazes

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dissembling

  • noun pretending with intention to deceive
    pretence; pretense; feigning.
  • noun the act of deceiving
    deceit; dissimulation; deception.

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unscrupulousness

  • noun the quality of unscrupulous dishonesty

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gravel

  • noun rock fragments and pebbles
    crushed rock.
  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; vex; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

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scoundrel

  • noun a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately
    villain.

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impiety

  • noun unrighteousness by virtue of lacking respect for a god
    impiousness.

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dodge

  • noun an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade
    stratagem; contrivance.
    • his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track
  • noun a quick evasive movement

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furtiveness

  • noun a disposition to be sly and stealthy and to do things surreptitiously
    sneakiness; stealthiness.

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fob

  • noun a vest pocket to hold a pocket watch
    watch pocket.
  • noun an adornment that hangs from a watch chain

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dishonourable

  • adjective lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor
    dishonorable.
    • dishonorable in thought and deed

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psychotic_belief

  • noun (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary
    delusion.

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mischievousness

  • noun an attribute of mischievous children
    badness; naughtiness.
  • noun the trait of behaving like an imp
    puckishness; impishness; whimsicality.

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unctuousness

  • noun smug self-serving earnestness
    oleaginousness; fulsomeness; unction; oiliness; smarminess.

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irresponsibleness

  • noun a form of untrustworthiness; the trait of lacking a sense of responsibility and not feeling accountable for your actions
    irresponsibility.

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deviltry

  • noun wicked and cruel behavior
    devilry.
  • noun reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
    mischief-making; rascality; mischief; mischievousness; roguishness; roguery; devilment; shenanigan; devilry.

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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equivocation

  • noun a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth
    evasion.
  • noun intentionally vague or ambiguous
    prevarication; evasiveness.

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hocus-pocus

  • noun verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
    trickery; hanky panky; skulduggery; slickness; jiggery-pokery; skullduggery.

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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theft

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    thieving; larceny; thievery; stealing.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International

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wangle

  • noun an instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery
    wangling.
  • verb achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
    manage; finagle.

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cook

  • noun someone who cooks food
  • noun English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
    Captain Cook; James Cook; Captain James Cook.

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slipperiness

  • noun a slippery smoothness
    slickness; slick; slip.
    • he could feel the slickness of the tiller
  • noun the quality of being a slippery rascal
    shiftiness; rascality; trickiness.

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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sinfulness

  • noun estrangement from god
    sin; wickedness.

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light-handed

  • adjective satellite having a metaphorically delicate touch
    • the translation is...light-handed...and generally unobtrusive"- New Yorker

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picaresque

  • adjective satellite involving clever rogues or adventurers especially as in a type of fiction
    • picaresque novels
    • waifs of the picaresque tradition
    • a picaresque hero

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sleaziness

  • noun morally dishonorable
    • an embarrassing sleaziness that I hope will be corrected by the more ethical newspapers
  • noun a lack of elegance as a consequence of wearing threadbare or dirty clothing
    shabbiness; manginess; seediness.

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oleaginousness

  • noun consisting of or covered with oil
    oiliness; greasiness.
  • noun smug self-serving earnestness
    fulsomeness; unction; oiliness; smarminess; unctuousness.

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slicker

  • noun a macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof
    oilskin.
  • noun a person with good manners and stylish clothing

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obliqueness

  • noun the property of being neither parallel nor perpendicular, but at a slanting angle
  • noun the quality of being oblique and rambling indirectly
    deviousness.

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trueness

  • noun conformity to reality or actuality
    the true; truth; verity.
    • they debated the truth of the proposition
    • the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat
    • he was famous for the truth of his portraits
    • he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities
  • noun the quality of being loyal
    loyalty.

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monkey_business

  • noun mischievous or deceitful behavior

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gallows

  • noun an instrument of execution consisting of a wooden frame from which a condemned person is executed by hanging

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skulduggery

  • noun verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
    trickery; hanky panky; slickness; jiggery-pokery; hocus-pocus; skullduggery.

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iniquity

  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    dark; darkness; wickedness.
    • the powers of darkness
  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    wickedness; evil; immorality.

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deceiver

  • noun someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
    slicker; trickster; beguiler; cheat; cheater.

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shiftiness

  • noun the quality of being a slippery rascal
    slipperiness; rascality; trickiness.
  • noun the quality of being changeable in direction
    • the shiftiness of the wind caused the boat to veer unpredictably

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artfulness

  • noun the quality of being adroit in taking unfair advantage

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dishonest

  • adjective deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
    dishonorable.
  • adjective satellite capable of being corrupted
    bribable; purchasable; corruptible; venal.
    • corruptible judges
    • dishonest politicians
    • a purchasable senator
    • a venal police officer

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lip_service

  • noun an expression of agreement that is not supported by real conviction
    hypocrisy.

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devilment

  • noun reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
    mischief-making; rascality; mischief; mischievousness; roguishness; roguery; deviltry; shenanigan; devilry.

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unjustness

  • noun the practice of being unjust or unfair
    injustice.

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true

  • noun proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
    • out of true
  • verb make level, square, balanced, or concentric
    true up.
    • true up the cylinder of an engine

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rascality

  • noun the trait of indulging in disreputable pranks
    prankishness; roguishness.
  • noun the quality of being a slippery rascal
    slipperiness; shiftiness; trickiness.

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evasiveness

  • noun intentionally vague or ambiguous
    prevarication; equivocation.

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untrustworthiness

  • noun the trait of not deserving trust or confidence
    untrustiness.

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put-on

  • noun a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
    pasquinade; mockery; takeoff; lampoon; travesty; sendup; spoof; charade; burlesque; parody.
  • noun something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
    humbug; fraud; hoax; fraudulence; dupery.

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dodger

  • noun a shifty deceptive person
    fox; slyboots.
  • noun small oval cake of corn bread baked or fried (chiefly southern)
    corn dab; corn dodger.

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crookedness

  • noun a tortuous and twisted shape or position
    tortuousness; contortion; tortuosity; torsion.
    • they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs
    • the acrobat performed incredible contortions
  • noun having or distinguished by crooks or curves or bends or angles

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fast_one

  • noun a cunning or deceitful action or device
    trick.
    • he played a trick on me
    • he pulled a fast one and got away with it

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crawler

  • noun a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
    sycophant; toady; lackey; ass-kisser.
  • noun a person who crawls or creeps along the ground
    creeper.

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shabbiness

  • noun a lack of elegance as a consequence of wearing threadbare or dirty clothing
    manginess; seediness; sleaziness.
  • noun an unjust act
    unfairness; iniquity; injustice.

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falsehood

  • noun a false statement
    untruth; falsity.
  • noun the act of rendering something false as by fraudulent changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting
    falsification.

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trickery

  • noun verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
    hanky panky; skulduggery; slickness; jiggery-pokery; hocus-pocus; skullduggery.
  • noun the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
    chicanery; chicane; wile; shenanigan; guile.

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deceptiveness

  • noun the quality of being deceptive
    obliquity.

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slang

  • noun informal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasions; often vituperative or vulgar
    slang expression; slang term.
    • their speech was full of slang expressions
  • noun a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
    patois; argot; cant; vernacular; jargon; lingo.
    • they don't speak our lingo

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dealing

  • noun method or manner of conduct in relation to others
    • honest dealing
  • noun the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)
    transaction; dealings.
    • no transactions are possible without him
    • he has always been honest is his dealings with me

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frame

  • noun the framework for a pair of eyeglasses
  • noun a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film

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disreputability

  • noun dishonorableness by virtue of lacking respectability or a good reputation
    disreputableness; unrespectability.

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goldbrick

  • noun a soldier who performs his duties without proper care or effort
  • noun an idle worthless person
    no-account; good-for-naught; good-for-nothing; goof-off; ne'er-do-well.

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wrongfulness

  • noun that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
    wrong.
    • he feels that you are in the wrong

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shadiness

  • noun relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body
    shadowiness; shade.
    • it is much cooler in the shade
    • there's too much shadiness to take good photographs
  • noun of questionable honesty or legality
    • they acted with such obvious shadiness that they were instantly recognizable
    • the shadiness of their transactions

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untrustworthy

  • adjective not worthy of trust or belief
    untrusty.
    • an untrustworthy person

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insincere

  • adjective lacking sincerity
    • a charming but thoroughly insincere woman
    • their praise was extravagant and insincere

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thievery

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    thieving; larceny; theft; stealing.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International

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corrupt

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
    grease one's palms; buy; bribe.
    • This judge can be bought

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two-timer

  • noun someone who deceives a lover or spouse by carrying on a sexual relationship with somebody else
  • noun a person who says one thing and does another
    double-crosser; traitor; betrayer; double-dealer.

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larcenous

  • noun having a disposition to steal
    thievishness.

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unrespectability

  • noun dishonorableness by virtue of lacking respectability or a good reputation
    disreputability; disreputableness.

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lead_astray

  • verb teach immoral behavior to
    lead off.
    • It was common practice to lead off the young ones, and teach them bad habits
  • verb lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
    mislead; misguide; misdirect.
    • The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver

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business

  • noun a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
    business organisation; business concern; business organization; concern.
    • he bought his brother's business
    • a small mom-and-pop business
    • a racially integrated business concern
  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    commercial enterprise; business enterprise.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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lead

  • noun an advantage held by a competitor in a race
    • he took the lead at the last turn
  • noun a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey
    Pb; atomic number 82.
    • the children were playing with lead soldiers

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crooked

  • adjective having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned
    • crooked country roads
    • crooked teeth
  • verb bend or cause to bend
    crook; curve.
    • He crooked his index finger
    • the road curved sharply

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fox

  • noun alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
  • noun a shifty deceptive person
    dodger; slyboots.

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slick

  • noun a slippery smoothness
    slickness; slipperiness; slip.
    • he could feel the slickness of the tiller
  • noun a magazine printed on good quality paper
    glossy; slick magazine.

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astray

  • adverb away from the right path or direction
    • he was led astray
  • adverb far from the intended target
    wide.
    • the arrow went wide of the mark
    • a bullet went astray and killed a bystander

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hanky_panky

  • noun verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
    trickery; skulduggery; slickness; jiggery-pokery; hocus-pocus; skullduggery.

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wrong

  • noun that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
    wrongfulness.
    • he feels that you are in the wrong
  • noun any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
    legal injury; damage.

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injustice

  • noun an unjust act
    unfairness; iniquity; shabbiness.
  • noun the practice of being unjust or unfair
    unjustness.

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double-dealer

  • noun a person who says one thing and does another
    double-crosser; traitor; betrayer; two-timer.

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shenanigan

  • noun reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
    mischief-making; rascality; mischief; mischievousness; roguishness; roguery; devilment; deviltry; devilry.
  • noun the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
    chicanery; trickery; chicane; wile; guile.

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bird

  • noun warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    fowl.

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ass

  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?
  • noun a pompous fool

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two-faced

  • adjective satellite marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
    double-dealing; duplicitous; deceitful; double-faced; Janus-faced; ambidextrous; double-tongued.
    • she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill
    • a double-dealing double agent
    • a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray
  • adjective satellite having two faces--one looking to the future and one to the past
    Janus-faced.
    • Janus the two-faced god

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pose

  • noun affected manners intended to impress others
    airs.
    • don't put on airs with me
  • noun a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes

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terms

  • noun status with respect to the relations between people or groups
    footing.
    • on good terms with her in-laws
    • on a friendly footing
  • noun the amount of money needed to purchase something
    price; damage.
    • the price of gasoline
    • he got his new car on excellent terms
    • how much is the damage?

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belief

  • noun any cognitive content held as true
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; feeling; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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chicane

  • noun a bridge hand that is void of trumps
  • noun a movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes placed before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file

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rascally

  • adjective satellite playful in an appealingly bold way
    roguish; devilish.
    • a roguish grin
  • adjective satellite lacking principles or scruples
    roguish; blackguardly; scoundrelly.
    • the rascally rabble
    • the tyranny of a scoundrelly aristocracy" - W.M. Thackaray
    • the captain was set adrift by his roguish crew

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slickness

  • noun verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
    trickery; hanky panky; skulduggery; jiggery-pokery; hocus-pocus; skullduggery.
  • noun a kind of fluent easy superficiality
    glibness.
    • the glibness of a high-pressure salesman

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night

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; nighttime.
  • noun a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

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betrayer

  • noun one who reveals confidential information in return for money
    squealer; informer; rat; blabber.
  • noun a person who says one thing and does another
    double-crosser; traitor; double-dealer; two-timer.

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oblique

  • noun any grammatical case other than the nominative
    oblique case.
  • noun a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso
    abdominal external oblique muscle; external oblique muscle; musculus obliquus externus abdominis.

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venality

  • noun prostitution of talents or offices or services for reward

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base

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base of operations.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; understructure; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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wile

  • noun the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
    chicanery; trickery; chicane; shenanigan; guile.

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deceit

  • noun the quality of being fraudulent
    fraudulence.
  • noun a misleading falsehood
    misrepresentation; deception.

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deceptive

  • adjective satellite causing one to believe what is not true or fail to believe what is true
    delusory.
    • deceptive calm
    • a delusory pleasure
  • adjective satellite designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently
    shoddy; misleading.
    • the deceptive calm in the eye of the storm
    • deliberately deceptive packaging
    • a misleading similarity
    • statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading
    • shoddy business practices

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jiggery

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misrepresentation

  • noun a misleading falsehood
    deceit; deception.
  • noun a willful perversion of facts
    falsification.

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by

  • adverb so as to pass a given point
    past.
    • every hour a train goes past
  • adverb in reserve; not for immediate use
    away; aside.
    • started setting aside money to buy a car
    • put something by for her old age
    • has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day

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delude

  • verb be false to; be dishonest with
    cozen; lead on; deceive.

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chafe

  • noun soreness and warmth caused by friction
    • he had a nasty chafe on his knee
  • noun anger produced by some annoying irritation
    annoyance; vexation.

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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ignominy

  • noun a state of dishonor
    shame; disgrace.
    • one mistake brought shame to all his family
    • suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison

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trickster

  • noun someone who plays practical jokes on others
    cut-up; prankster; tricker; practical joker; hoaxer.
  • noun someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
    slicker; beguiler; cheat; deceiver; cheater.

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lackey

  • noun a male servant (especially a footman)
    flunky; flunkey.
  • noun a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
    sycophant; toady; ass-kisser; crawler.

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fallacious

  • adjective satellite containing or based on a fallacy
    unsound.
    • fallacious reasoning
    • an unsound argument
  • adjective satellite intended to deceive
    fraudulent; deceitful.
    • deceitful advertising
    • fallacious testimony
    • smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge
    • a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes

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smarm

  • noun excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm
    unction; fulsomeness.

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obsequiousness

  • noun abject or cringing submissiveness
    servility; subservience.

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contradiction

  • noun opposition between two conflicting forces or ideas
  • noun (logic) a statement that is necessarily false
    contradiction in terms.
    • the statement `he is brave and he is not brave' is a contradiction

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stealthiness

  • noun a disposition to be sly and stealthy and to do things surreptitiously
    furtiveness; sneakiness.

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sycophant

  • noun a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
    toady; lackey; ass-kisser; crawler.

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panky

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verity

  • noun conformity to reality or actuality
    trueness; the true; truth.
    • they debated the truth of the proposition
    • the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat
    • he was famous for the truth of his portraits
    • he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities
  • noun an enduring or necessary ethical or religious or aesthetic truth

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misleading

  • adjective satellite designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently
    shoddy; deceptive.
    • the deceptive calm in the eye of the storm
    • deliberately deceptive packaging
    • a misleading similarity
    • statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading
    • shoddy business practices
  • verb lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
    mislead; lead astray; misguide; misdirect.
    • The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver

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cod

  • noun the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)
    pod; seedcase.
  • noun lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish; usually baked or poached
    codfish.

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knave

  • noun a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
    varlet; rascal; rapscallion; scallywag; rogue; scalawag.
  • noun one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince
    jack.

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trickiness

  • noun the quality of being a slippery rascal
    slipperiness; shiftiness; rascality.
  • noun the quality of requiring skill or caution
    • these puzzles are famous for their trickiness

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mendacity

  • noun the tendency to be untruthful

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cad

  • noun someone who is morally reprehensible
    bounder; dog; blackguard; hound; heel.
    • you dirty dog
  • noun software used in art and architecture and engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing
    computer-aided design.

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two

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    II; deuce; 2.
  • noun one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots
    deuce.

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duplicitous

  • adjective satellite marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
    double-dealing; two-faced; deceitful; double-faced; Janus-faced; ambidextrous; double-tongued.
    • she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill
    • a double-dealing double agent
    • a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray

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unrighteousness

  • noun failure to adhere to moral principles
    • forgave us our sins and cleansed us of all unrighteousness

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beguiler

  • noun someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
    slicker; trickster; cheat; deceiver; cheater.
  • noun a person who charms others (usually by personal attractiveness)
    charmer.

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duplicity

  • noun a fraudulent or duplicitous representation
    fraudulence.
  • noun acting in bad faith; deception by pretending to entertain one set of intentions while acting under the influence of another
    double-dealing.

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falsity

  • noun the state of being false or untrue
    falseness.
    • argument could not determine its truth or falsity
  • noun a false statement
    falsehood; untruth.

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cuckold

  • noun a man whose wife committed adultery
  • verb be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
    cheat; cheat on; betray; wander.
    • She cheats on her husband
    • Might her husband be wandering?

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traitor

  • noun someone who betrays his country by committing treason
    treasonist.
  • noun a person who says one thing and does another
    double-crosser; betrayer; double-dealer; two-timer.

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untrustiness

  • noun the trait of not deserving trust or confidence
    untrustworthiness.

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hollow

  • noun a cavity or space in something
    • hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks
  • noun a small valley between mountains
    holler.
    • he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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godlessness

  • noun the doctrine or belief that there is no God
    atheism.
  • noun impiety by virtue of not being a godly person
    ungodliness.

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dupery

  • noun something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
    humbug; fraud; hoax; fraudulence; put-on.

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untrusty

  • adjective not worthy of trust or belief
    untrustworthy.
    • an untrustworthy person

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fake

  • noun something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
    postiche; sham.
  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; pretender; sham.

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fool

  • noun a person who lacks good judgment
    saphead; sap; tomfool; muggins.
  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    soft touch; sucker; gull; patsy; fall guy; mug; chump; mark.

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false

  • adjective not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality
    • gave false testimony under oath
    • false tales of bravery
  • adjective satellite arising from error
    mistaken.
    • a false assumption
    • a mistaken view of the situation

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fraud

  • noun intentional deception resulting in injury to another person
  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; fake; pretender; sham.

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subservience

  • noun the condition of being something that is useful in reaching an end or carrying out a plan
    • all his actions were in subservience to the general plan
  • noun in a subservient state
    subservientness.

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unfair

  • adjective not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception
    unjust.
    • used unfair methods
    • it was an unfair trial
    • took an unfair advantage

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honesty

  • noun the quality of being honest
    honestness.
  • noun southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver-white seedpods that are used for indoor decoration
    money plant; Lunaria annua; silver dollar; satinpod; satin flower.

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double-dealing

  • noun acting in bad faith; deception by pretending to entertain one set of intentions while acting under the influence of another
    duplicity.
  • adjective satellite marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
    two-faced; duplicitous; deceitful; double-faced; Janus-faced; ambidextrous; double-tongued.
    • she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill
    • a double-dealing double agent
    • a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray

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mischief-making

  • noun reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
    rascality; mischief; mischievousness; roguishness; roguery; devilment; deviltry; shenanigan; devilry.

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devil

  • noun an evil supernatural being
    daemon; demon; daimon; fiend.
  • noun (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell
    Prince of Darkness; Lucifer; the Tempter; Beelzebub; Satan; Old Nick.

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deception

  • noun a misleading falsehood
    deceit; misrepresentation.
  • noun the act of deceiving
    deceit; dissimulation; dissembling.

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ignominiousness

  • noun unworthiness meriting public disgrace and dishonor
    shamefulness; disgracefulness.

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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nark

  • noun an informer or spy working for the police
    copper's nark.
  • noun a lawman concerned with narcotics violations
    narcotics agent; narc.

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inconstancy

  • noun unfaithfulness by virtue of being unreliable or treacherous
    faithlessness; falseness; fickleness.
  • noun the quality of being changeable and variable
    changefulness.

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illusion

  • noun an erroneous mental representation
    semblance.
  • noun something many people believe that is false
    phantasy; fantasy; fancy.
    • they have the illusion that I am very wealthy

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irresponsibility

  • noun a form of untrustworthiness; the trait of lacking a sense of responsibility and not feeling accountable for your actions
    irresponsibleness.

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scallywag

  • noun a white Southerner who supported Reconstruction policies after the American Civil War (usually for self-interest)
    scalawag.
  • noun a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
    varlet; rascal; rapscallion; rogue; knave; scalawag.

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fast

  • noun abstaining from food
    fasting.
  • verb abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
    • Catholics sometimes fast during Lent

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fiction

  • noun a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact
  • noun a deliberately false or improbable account
    fable; fabrication.

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fudge

  • noun soft creamy candy
  • verb tamper, with the purpose of deception
    wangle; fake; cook; misrepresent; falsify; manipulate.
    • Fudge the figures
    • cook the books
    • falsify the data

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psychotic

  • noun a person afflicted with psychosis
    psychotic person; psycho.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of or suffering from psychosis

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honorableness

  • noun the quality of deserving honor or respect; characterized by honor
    honourableness.

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monkey

  • noun any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
  • noun one who is playfully mischievous
    rascal; rapscallion; scallywag; imp; scamp; scalawag.

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unction

  • noun excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm
    fulsomeness; smarm.
  • noun smug self-serving earnestness
    oleaginousness; fulsomeness; oiliness; smarminess; unctuousness.

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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shamefulness

  • noun unworthiness meriting public disgrace and dishonor
    ignominiousness; disgracefulness.

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scheme

  • noun an elaborate and systematic plan of action
    strategy.
  • noun a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
    dodge; dodging.

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undutifulness

  • noun impiety characterized by lack of devotion to duty

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ignobleness

  • noun the quality of being ignoble
    ignobility.

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double-tongued

  • adjective satellite marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
    double-dealing; two-faced; duplicitous; deceitful; double-faced; Janus-faced; ambidextrous.
    • she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill
    • a double-dealing double agent
    • a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray

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betray

  • verb reveal unintentionally
    bewray.
    • Her smile betrayed her true feelings
  • verb deliver to an enemy by treachery
    sell.
    • Judas sold Jesus
    • The spy betrayed his country

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faced

  • adjective having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination
    • a neatly faced terrace
  • verb deal with (something unpleasant) head on
    confront; face up; face.
    • You must confront your problems
    • He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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double-crosser

  • noun a person who says one thing and does another
    traitor; betrayer; double-dealer; two-timer.

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mischief

  • noun reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
    mischief-making; rascality; mischievousness; roguishness; roguery; devilment; deviltry; shenanigan; devilry.
  • noun the quality or nature of being harmful or evil
    maleficence; balefulness.

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infamy

  • noun a state of extreme dishonor
    opprobrium.
    • a date which will live in infamy"- F.D.Roosevelt
    • the name was a by-word of scorn and opprobrium throughout the city
  • noun evil fame or public reputation

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thieving

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    larceny; thievery; theft; stealing.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International
  • verb take by theft
    cop; knock off; glom; thieve; hook; snitch.
    • Someone snitched my wallet!

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buttery

  • noun a small storeroom for storing foods or wines
    larder; pantry.
  • noun a teashop where students in British universities can purchase light meals

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infection

  • noun the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
  • noun (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound

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legal

  • adjective established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules
  • adjective of or relating to jurisprudence
    • legal loophole

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insincerity

  • noun the quality of not being open or truthful; deceitful or hypocritical
    falseness; hollowness.

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deviousness

  • noun the quality of being oblique and rambling indirectly
    obliqueness.
  • noun the quality of being deceitful and underhanded
    crookedness.

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tongued

  • adjective provided with or resembling a tongue; often used in combination
    • tongued shoes
    • tongued boards
    • toungued lightning
    • long-tongued
  • verb articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments
    tongue.

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warp

  • noun a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
    deflection.
  • noun a shape distorted by twisting or folding
    buckle.

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craftiness

  • noun shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
    guile; craft; slyness; foxiness; wiliness; cunning.
  • noun the quality of being crafty
    deceitfulness; guile.

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cain

  • noun (Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man; Cain killed Abel out of jealousy and was exiled by God

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blackguard

  • noun someone who is morally reprehensible
    bounder; dog; hound; heel; cad.
    • you dirty dog
  • verb subject to laughter or ridicule
    laugh at; make fun; ridicule; poke fun; roast; guy; rib; jest at.
    • The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house
    • The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher
    • His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday

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smarminess

  • noun smug self-serving earnestness
    oleaginousness; fulsomeness; unction; oiliness; unctuousness.

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head_game

  • noun the act of deluding; deception by creating illusory ideas
    delusion; illusion.

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cunning

  • noun shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
    guile; craft; slyness; foxiness; craftiness; wiliness.
  • noun crafty artfulness (especially in deception)

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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thievish

  • adjective satellite given to thievery
    thieving.

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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chicanery

  • noun the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
    trickery; chicane; wile; shenanigan; guile.

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guile

  • noun shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
    craft; slyness; foxiness; craftiness; wiliness; cunning.
  • noun the quality of being crafty
    craftiness; deceitfulness.

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shame

  • noun a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
  • noun a state of dishonor
    disgrace; ignominy.
    • one mistake brought shame to all his family
    • suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison

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prevarication

  • noun a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
    lie.
  • noun intentionally vague or ambiguous
    equivocation; evasiveness.

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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bother

  • noun an angry disturbance
    trouble; hassle; fuss.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother
  • noun something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness
    annoyance; pain in the ass; pain; infliction; botheration; pain in the neck.
    • washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer
    • a bit of a bother
    • he's not a friend, he's an infliction

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vandalism

  • noun willful wanton and malicious destruction of the property of others
    malicious mischief; hooliganism.

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chisel

  • noun an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
  • verb engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
    cheat.
    • Who's chiseling on the side?

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shill

  • noun a decoy who acts as an enthusiastic customer in order to stimulate the participation of others
  • verb act as a shill
    • The shill bid for the expensive carpet during the auction in order to drive the price up

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trick

  • noun a cunning or deceitful action or device
    fast one.
    • he played a trick on me
    • he pulled a fast one and got away with it
  • noun a period of work or duty

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ass-kisser

  • noun a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
    sycophant; toady; lackey; crawler.

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servility

  • noun abject or cringing submissiveness
    obsequiousness; subservience.

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empty

  • noun a container that has been emptied
    • return all empties to the store
  • verb make void or empty of contents
    • Empty the box
    • The alarm emptied the building

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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unfairness

  • noun partiality that is not fair or equitable
  • noun injustice by virtue of not conforming with rules or standards
    inequity.

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making

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    fashioning; devising.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • noun an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
    qualification.
    • her qualifications for the job are excellent
    • one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree
    • she has the makings of fine musician

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hallucination

  • noun illusory perception; a common symptom of severe mental disorder
  • noun a mistaken or unfounded opinion or idea
    delusion.
    • he has delusions of competence
    • his dreams of vast wealth are a hallucination

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larcenous

  • noun having a disposition to steal
    thievishness.

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contradiction_in_terms

  • noun (logic) a statement that is necessarily false
    contradiction.
    • the statement `he is brave and he is not brave' is a contradiction

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beguiling

  • adjective satellite highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire
    alluring; tempting; enticing.
    • an alluring prospect
    • her alluring smile
    • the voice was low and beguiling
    • difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement
    • a tempting invitation
  • verb influence by slyness
    juggle; hoodwink; beguile.

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fulsomeness

  • noun excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm
    unction; smarm.
  • noun smug self-serving earnestness
    oleaginousness; unction; oiliness; smarminess; unctuousness.

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disgrace

  • noun a state of dishonor
    shame; ignominy.
    • one mistake brought shame to all his family
    • suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison
  • verb bring shame or dishonor upon
    dishonour; dishonor; attaint; shame.
    • he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime

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falseness

  • noun the state of being false or untrue
    falsity.
    • argument could not determine its truth or falsity
  • noun unfaithfulness by virtue of being unreliable or treacherous
    inconstancy; faithlessness; fickleness.

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fickleness

  • noun unfaithfulness by virtue of being unreliable or treacherous
    inconstancy; faithlessness; falseness.

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double-faced

  • adjective satellite (of fabrics) having faces on both sides
    • damask is a double-faced fabric
  • adjective satellite marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
    double-dealing; two-faced; duplicitous; deceitful; Janus-faced; ambidextrous; double-tongued.
    • she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill
    • a double-dealing double agent
    • a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray

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delusion

  • noun (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary
    psychotic belief.
  • noun a mistaken or unfounded opinion or idea
    hallucination.
    • he has delusions of competence
    • his dreams of vast wealth are a hallucination

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kisser

  • noun someone who kisses
    osculator.
  • noun the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)
    smiler; physiognomy; visage; mug; countenance; phiz.

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honestness

  • noun the quality of being honest
    honesty.

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roguishness

  • noun the trait of indulging in disreputable pranks
    prankishness; rascality.
  • noun reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
    mischief-making; rascality; mischief; mischievousness; roguery; devilment; deviltry; shenanigan; devilry.

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hoax

  • noun something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
    humbug; fraud; fraudulence; dupery; put-on.
  • verb subject to a playful hoax or joke
    play a joke on; pull someone's leg.

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jobbery

  • noun corruptness among public officials

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villain

  • noun a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately
    scoundrel.
  • noun the principal bad character in a film or work of fiction
    baddie.

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disreputableness

  • noun dishonorableness by virtue of lacking respectability or a good reputation
    disreputability; unrespectability.

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sincerity

  • noun an earnest and sincere feeling
    earnestness; seriousness.
  • noun the quality of being open and truthful; not deceitful or hypocritical
    • his sincerity inspired belief
    • they demanded some proof of my sincerity

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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hound

  • noun any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
    hound dog.
  • noun someone who is morally reprehensible
    bounder; dog; blackguard; heel; cad.
    • you dirty dog

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obliquity

  • noun the presentation during labor of the head of the fetus at an abnormal angle
    asynclitism.
  • noun the quality of being deceptive
    deceptiveness.

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dealer

  • noun someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
    trader; bargainer; monger.
  • noun a firm engaged in trading

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lead_on

  • verb entice or induce especially when unwise or mistaken
  • verb be false to; be dishonest with
    cozen; deceive; delude.

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counterfeit

  • noun a copy that is represented as the original
    forgery.
  • verb make a copy of with the intent to deceive
    forge; fake.
    • he faked the signature
    • they counterfeited dollar bills
    • She forged a Green Card

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sell

  • noun the activity of persuading someone to buy
    • it was a hard sell
  • verb exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
    • He sold his house in January
    • She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit

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blackguardly

  • adjective satellite lacking principles or scruples
    roguish; scoundrelly; rascally.
    • the rascally rabble
    • the tyranny of a scoundrelly aristocracy" - W.M. Thackaray
    • the captain was set adrift by his roguish crew

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the_true

  • noun conformity to reality or actuality
    trueness; truth; verity.
    • they debated the truth of the proposition
    • the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat
    • he was famous for the truth of his portraits
    • he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities

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dishonourableness

  • noun the quality of not deserving honor or respect
    dishonorableness.

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dishonorableness

  • noun the quality of not deserving honor or respect
    dishonourableness.

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larceny

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    thieving; thievery; theft; stealing.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International

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malicious

  • adjective having the nature of or resulting from malice
    • malicious gossip
    • took malicious pleasure in...watching me wince"- Rudyard Kipling

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dishonor

  • noun a state of shame or disgrace
    dishonour.
    • he was resigned to a life of dishonor
  • noun lacking honor or integrity
    dishonour.

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snow

  • noun precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals
    snowfall.
  • noun a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground

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handed

  • adjective having or involving the use of hands
    • a handed, tree-living animal
    • a four-handed card game
  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; turn over; reach; hand; pass; pass on.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers

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thievishness

  • noun having a disposition to steal
    larcenous.

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jiggery-pokery

  • noun verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
    trickery; hanky panky; skulduggery; slickness; hocus-pocus; skullduggery.

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lip

  • noun either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking
  • noun (botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx

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gallows_bird

  • noun a person who deserves to be hanged

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rogue

  • noun a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
    varlet; rascal; rapscallion; scallywag; knave; scalawag.

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speciousness

  • noun an appearance of truth that is false or deceptive; seeming plausibility
    meretriciousness.
    • the speciousness of his argument

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rag

  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    tatter; shred; tag; tag end.
  • noun a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
    rag week.

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truth

  • noun a fact that has been verified
    • at last he knew the truth
    • the truth is that he didn't want to do it
  • noun conformity to reality or actuality
    trueness; the true; verity.
    • they debated the truth of the proposition
    • the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat
    • he was famous for the truth of his portraits
    • he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities

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mark_of_cain

  • noun the mark that God set upon Cain now refers to a person's sinful nature

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cozen

  • verb be false to; be dishonest with
    lead on; deceive; delude.
  • verb act with artful deceit

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heel

  • noun the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation
  • noun the back part of the human foot

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sham

  • noun something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
    postiche; fake.
  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; fake; pretender.

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dishonorable

  • adjective lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor
    dishonourable.
    • dishonorable in thought and deed
  • adjective deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
    dishonest.

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timer

  • noun a timepiece that measures a time interval and signals its end
  • noun (sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed
    timekeeper.

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bounder

  • noun someone who is morally reprehensible
    dog; blackguard; hound; heel; cad.
    • you dirty dog
  • noun someone who bounds or leaps (as in competition)
    leaper.

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untruthful

  • adjective not expressing or given to expressing the truth
    • the statement given under oath was untruthful
    • an untruthful person

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sneakiness

  • noun a disposition to be sly and stealthy and to do things surreptitiously
    furtiveness; stealthiness.

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lie

  • noun a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
    prevarication.
  • noun Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
    Trygve Lie; Trygve Halvden Lie.

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malicious_mischief

  • noun willful wanton and malicious destruction of the property of others
    vandalism; hooliganism.

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scalawag

  • noun a white Southerner who supported Reconstruction policies after the American Civil War (usually for self-interest)
    scallywag.
  • noun a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
    varlet; rascal; rapscallion; scallywag; rogue; knave.

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oiliness

  • noun consisting of or covered with oil
    oleaginousness; greasiness.
  • noun smug self-serving earnestness
    oleaginousness; fulsomeness; unction; smarminess; unctuousness.

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sneak

  • noun a person who is regarded as underhanded and furtive and contemptible
  • noun someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions
    prowler; stalker.

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disgracefulness

  • noun unworthiness meriting public disgrace and dishonor
    ignominiousness; shamefulness.

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corruption

  • noun lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain
    corruptness.
  • noun in a state of progressive putrefaction
    putrescence; rottenness; putridness.

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dishonour

  • noun a state of shame or disgrace
    dishonor.
    • he was resigned to a life of dishonor
  • noun lacking honor or integrity
    dishonor.

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irreligiousness

  • noun the quality of not being devout
    irreligion.

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roguery

  • noun reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
    mischief-making; rascality; mischief; mischievousness; roguishness; devilment; deviltry; shenanigan; devilry.

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ambidextrous

  • adjective equally skillful with each hand
    two-handed.
    • an ambidextrous surgeon
  • adjective satellite marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
    double-dealing; two-faced; duplicitous; deceitful; double-faced; Janus-faced; double-tongued.
    • she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill
    • a double-dealing double agent
    • a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray

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pocus

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fabrication

  • noun a deliberately false or improbable account
    fable; fiction.
  • noun writing in a fictional form
    fictionalization; fictionalisation.

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skullduggery

  • noun verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
    trickery; hanky panky; skulduggery; slickness; jiggery-pokery; hocus-pocus.

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hooliganism

  • noun willful wanton and malicious destruction of the property of others
    malicious mischief; vandalism.

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humbug

  • noun pretentious or silly talk or writing
    taradiddle; boloney; bilgewater; tarradiddle; tosh; bosh; baloney; drool; tommyrot; twaddle.
  • noun communication (written or spoken) intended to deceive
    snake oil.

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fraudulence

  • noun a fraudulent or duplicitous representation
    duplicity.
  • noun the quality of being fraudulent
    deceit.

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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impiousness

  • noun unrighteousness by virtue of lacking respect for a god
    impiety.

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dog

  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    frump.
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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nettle

  • noun any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)
  • verb sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
    urticate.

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ignobility

  • noun the quality of being ignoble
    ignobleness.

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fraudulent

  • adjective satellite intended to deceive
    fallacious; deceitful.
    • deceitful advertising
    • fallacious testimony
    • smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge
    • a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes

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cheater

  • noun someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
    slicker; trickster; beguiler; cheat; deceiver.

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irreligion

  • noun the quality of not being devout
    irreligiousness.

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deceive

  • verb be false to; be dishonest with
    cozen; lead on; delude.
  • verb cause someone to believe an untruth
    lead astray; betray.
    • The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house

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ungodliness

  • noun impiety by virtue of not being a godly person
    godlessness.

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sin

  • noun estrangement from god
    sinfulness; wickedness.
  • noun an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
    sinning.

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deceitfulness

  • noun the quality of being crafty
    craftiness; guile.

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devilry

  • noun wicked and cruel behavior
    deviltry.
  • noun reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
    mischief-making; rascality; mischief; mischievousness; roguishness; roguery; devilment; deviltry; shenanigan.

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dodging

  • noun nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do
    evasion; escape.
    • his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible
    • that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive
  • noun a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
    dodge; scheme.

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