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  • 161deception — noun 1) they obtained money by deception Syn: deceit, deceitfulness, duplicity, double dealing, fraud, cheating, trickery, chicanery, deviousness, slyness, wiliness, guile, bluff, lying, pretense, treachery; informal crookedness …

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  • 162deformity — noun a brace used to correct spinal deformities Syn: malformation, misshapenness, distortion, crookedness; imperfection, abnormality, irregularity; disfigurement; defect, flaw, blemish …

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  • 163dishonesty — noun Richard was a victim of his business manager s dishonesty Syn: fraud, fraudulence, corruption, cheating, chicanery, double dealing, deceit, deception, duplicity, lying, falseness, falsity, falsehood, untruthfulness; craft, cunning, trickery …

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  • 164double-dealing — noun your double dealing will eventually be your undoing Syn: duplicity, treachery, betrayal, double crossing, unfaithfulness, untrustworthiness, infidelity, bad faith, disloyalty, breach of trust, fraud, underhandedness, cheating, dishonesty,… …

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  • 165duplicity — noun he got caught up in the duplicity of his crooked partners Syn: deceitfulness, deceit, deception, double dealing, underhandedness, dishonesty, fraud, fraudulence, sharp practice, chicanery, trickery, subterfuge, skulduggery, treachery;… …

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  • 166graft — I 1. noun 1) grafts may die from lack of water Syn: scion, cutting, shoot, offshoot, bud, sprout, sprig 2) a skin graft Syn: transplant, implant 2. verb 1) …

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  • 167immorality — noun he charged that the overseas press was prone to lies and immorality Syn: wickedness, immoral behavior, badness, evil, vileness, corruption, dishonesty, dishonorableness; sinfulness, ungodliness, unchastity, sin, depravity, villainy, vice,… …

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  • 168awry — awry, askew, askance mean deviating from a straight line or direction. They may all imply divergence from what is straight or straightforward, direct, symmetrical, or orderly, but they are seldom applicable to the same things. Awry carries a… …

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  • 169false — adj 1 False, wrong mean not in conformity with what is true or right. False in all of its senses is colored by its original implication of deceit; the implication of deceiving or of being deceived is strong when the term implies a contrariety… …

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  • 170contortion — n 1. deformation, distortion, mis shapenness, crookedness, lopsidedness; deformity, disfigurement, malformation, anamorphic formation; face, grimace, pout, Fr. moue. 2. twist, warp, curve, bend; bulge, fold, wrinkle, crumple, ripple, crinkle;… …

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  • 171corruption — n 1. depravity, vice, turpitude, wickedness, evil, iniquity, sinfulness, sin, viciousness; demoralization, perversion, degeneracy; laxity, looseness, immorality, shamelessness, abandon, fleshpots; dissolution, profligacy, wantonness,… …

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  • 172deformity — n 1. deformation, disfigurement, malformation, misshapenness, defacement, distortion, disfiguration; contortion, crookedness, twisting, Pathol. kyphosis, warp; ugliness, unsightliness, eyesore, blemish, imperfection; monstrosity, abortion. 2.… …

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  • 173dishonesty — n 1. falsity, mendacity, untruthfulness, lying, prevaricating; duplicity, double dealing, hypocrisy; disingenuousness, insincerity, improbity; deceit, cheating, crookedness, deviousness, knavery, roguery, rascality, villainy; dirty pool, dirty… …

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  • 174distortion — n 1. deformation, contortion, mis shapement, anamorphosis, anamorphism; wryness, crookedness, twistedness; asymmetry, disproportion, lopsidedness; deformity, curvature, bend, malformation. Path. kyphosis; disfigurement, defacement, mutilation. 2 …

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  • 175improbity — n dishonesty, fraud, falseness, disingen uousness, breach of faith, faithlessness; malpractice, misconduct, bad conduct, scandal; crookedness, Law. malfeasance, wrongdoing; maliciousness, scurviness, reprobacy, depravity; unrighteousness,… …

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  • 176insincerity — n 1. disingenuousness, uncandidness, unfrankness, mealy mouthedness; artificiality, Inf. phoniness, dissembling, dissimulation, cant, lip service, mouth honor, Inf. hokum, flattery, smooth talk; deceit fulness, dishonesty, underhandedness,… …

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  • 177irregularity — n 1. asymmetry, lack of symmetry, unequality, unequalness; unevenness, roughness, jag gedness, ruggedness, cragginess; lumpiness, bunchiness, humpiness; crookedness, circuitousness, circuity, roundaboutness, tortuousness, deviousness. 2.… …

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  • 178kink — n 1. twist, curl, twirl, screw, corkscrew, coil, curlicue, whorl, spiral, helix, volute; crimp, crisp, crinkle, warp, zigzag. 2. crick, hitch, pinch, tweak, stab, stitch, stitch in the side, Inf. charley horse; stiffness, tightness, soreness;… …

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  • 179lawlessness — n 1. anarchy, anarchism, chaos; terrorism, nihilism, violence, destructiveness; reign of terror, ochlocracy, mobocracy, mob rule; rebellion, mutiny, insurrection, sedition, insurgency, revolt, uprising, revolution, riot. 2. crime, criminality,… …

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  • 180lying — n 1. untruthfulness, truthlessness, unveracity, unveraciousness, mendacity, mendaciousness; dishonesty, crookedness, deceit, deceitfulness, falseness, falsity, hypocrisy, double dealing; guile, guilefulness, disingenuity, disingenuousness,… …

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