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1‘it would be disingenuous of us to pretend ignorance of our book's impact’
dishonest, deceitful, underhand, underhanded, duplicitous, double-dealing, two-faced, dissembling, insincere, false, lying, untruthful, mendacious
not candid, not frank, not entirely truthful
artful, cunning, crafty, wily, sly, sneaky, tricky, scheming, calculating, designing, devious, unscrupulous
informal shifty, foxy
humorous economical with the truth, terminologically inexact
archaic subtle, hollow-hearted
rare false-hearted, double-faced, truthless, unveracious
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