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1‘his conscience would not allow him to enter into duplicity’
deceitfulness, deceit, deception, deviousness, two-facedness, double-dealing, underhandedness, dishonesty, falseness, falsity, fraud, fraudulence, sharp practice, swindling, cheating, chicanery, trickery, craft, guile, artifice, subterfuge, skulduggery, treachery, unfairness, unjustness, perfidy, improbity
informal crookedness, shadiness, foxiness, dirty tricks, shenanigans, monkey business, funny business, hanky-panky
British informal jiggery-pokery
North American informal monkeyshines
Irish informal codology
archaic knavery, knavishness, management
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