double-faced

  • 1 Double-faced — Dou ble faced , a. 1. Having two faces designed for use; as, a double faced hammer. [1913 Webster] 2. Deceitful; hypocritical; treacherous. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 double-faced — double facedly /dub euhl fay sid lee, fayst /, adv. double facedness, n. /dub euhl fayst /, adj. 1. practicing duplicity; hypocritical. 2. having two faces or aspects. 3. having two usable sides, esp. two sides designed to be used in the same… …

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  • 3 double-faced — [dub′əl fāst΄] adj. 1. having two faces or aspects 2. having a finished nap on both sides: said of cloth 3. hypocritical; insincere; two faced …

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  • 4 double-faced — adjective 1. (of fabrics) having faces on both sides damask is a double faced fabric • Similar to: ↑reversible, ↑two sided 2. marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of… …

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  • 5 double-faced — adjective Date: 1577 1. hypocritical, two faced 2. a. having two faces or sides designed for use < a double faced bookshelf > b. (also double face) finished on both sides ; reversible used of fabric …

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  • 6 double-faced — dou′ble faced′ adj. 1) hypocritical; deceitful; two faced 2) having two faces or aspects 3) cvb having two usable sides: double faced adhesive tape[/ex] • Etymology: 1565–75 dou′ble fac′ed•ness ˈfeɪ sɪd , ˈfeɪst n …

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  • 7 double-faced — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Being or acting so as to conceal one s real intentions: double, double dealing, two faced. See HONEST …

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  • 8 double-faced — a. Hypocritical, deceitful, knavish, dishonest, false, perfidious, double …

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  • 9 double faced — having two faces; hypocritical, deceitful …

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  • 10 double-faced — adjective 1》 deceitful. 2》 (of a fabric) finished on both sides …

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  • 11 double-faced — /ˈdʌbəl feɪst/ (say dubuhl fayst) adjective 1. practising duplicity; hypocritical. 2. having two faces or aspects …

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  • 12 Double Faced Eels — at concert, 2008 Background information Origin Riga, Latvia …

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  • 13 Double Faced Ruby Lin — 雙面林心如 Studio album by Ruby Lin Released 14 March 2001 Genre Mandopop Label …

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  • 14 double-faced disk — dvipusis diskas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. double faced disk; double sided disk vok. zweiseitige Magnetplatte, f rus. двухсторонний диск, m pranc. disque à double face, m …

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  • 15 Double-tongued — Dou ble tongued , a. Making contrary declarations on the same subject; deceitful. Syn: deceitful, double faced, hypocritical, Janus faced, two faced. [1913 Webster] Likewise must the deacons be grave, not double tongued. 1 Tim. iii. 8. [1913… …

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  • 16 double-tongued — adjective marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another she was a deceitful scheming little thing Israel Zangwill a double dealing double agent a double faced infernal… …

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  • 17 double-dealing — I noun acting in bad faith; deception by pretending to entertain one set of intentions while acting under the influence of another • Syn: ↑duplicity • Derivationally related forms: ↑duplicitous (for: ↑duplicity) …

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  • 18 Double cloth — Dove and Rose jacquard woven silk and wool double cloth furnishing textile, designed by William Morris in 1879.[1] Double cloth or double weave (also doublecloth, double cloth) is a kind of woven …

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  • 19 double — Synonyms and related words: Doppelganger, Janus like, Machiavellian, Photostat, Xerox, aberrancy, aberration, accelerate, act for, actual thing, agent, aggravate, alternate, alternative, ambidextrous, ambiguous, amplify, analogy, artful, at full… …

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  • 20 double — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. twofold, duplicate, duplex, dual. v. t. duplicate, increase, twofold; fold. n. duplication; twin, counterpart; understudy, stand in. See copy, similarity, substitution. on the double II (Roget s IV) …

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