12/30/13

Duplicity

DUPLICITY

Pronounced:
Dew-plis-sit-tee

Synonyms:
Deceptive; deceit; sneaky

Definition:
Telling lies or double speaking.

Sentence:
Your duplicity is obvious because I can tell you are lying.

Memory Trick:
Dup - licit - ty
Dup (reminds of) dupe or to trick someone
Licit (reminds of) illicit or illegal
You trick someone in an illegal way, when you lie.

DUPE - ILLICIT


Question:  I give you a thousand dollars. You aggrandize it and give it back to me. Am I happy?


 
(c) 2013 E. Carruthers




Answer: Yes. You give me more. Aggrandize means to make bigger.

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