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Jekyll and Hyde

A person whose personality drastically changes between good and bad. A reference to the main character in the book Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. Ever since Kyle became a teenager, he's turned into a real Jekyll and Hyde, and it's impossible to anticipate his mood at any given time.
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Jekyll and Hyde

someone with both an evil and a good personality. (From the novel The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson.) Bill thinks Mary is so soft and gentle, but she can be very cruel—she is a real Jekyll and Hyde. Jane doesn't know that Fred is a Jekyll and Hyde. She sees him only when he is being kind and generous, but he can be very cruel.
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Jekyll and Hyde

A personality alternating between good and evil behavior, as in You never know whether Bob will be a Jekyll or a Hyde. This expression comes from Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886). Also see lead a double life.
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Jekyll and Hyde

a person alternately displaying opposing good and evil personalities.
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde ( 1886 ) is a novel by Robert Louis Stevenson , in which the physician Jekyll, in order to indulge his evil instincts, uses a drug to create the persona of Hyde, which at first he can assume at will but which gradually gains control of him.
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a ˌJekyll and ˈHyde

a person with two separate personalities or ways of behaving, one good, pleasant, etc. and one evil, unpleasant, etc: He’s a real Jekyll and Hyde. At home he shouts at his wife and children all the time; at work he’s always charming and friendly.This comes from a story by Robert Louis Stevenson, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, in which Dr Jekyll takes a drug which separates the good and bad sides of his personality into two characters. All the negative aspects go into the character of Mr Hyde.
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On the north side of Highway 12, which runs from Napa to Sonoma, Hyde Vineyards included more than 150 acres of vines that Hyde had established in 1979; on the south side of the highway was a parcel of about 30 acres he had purchased in 2005.
The former EastEnders star has taken the decision to play well-to-do Dr Jekyll in an Edinburgh accent while playing murderous alter-ego Mr Hyde as a Glaswegian.
In spite of limited experience and limited funds, in 1966 he was able to secure the Hyde Estate in Bath, Maine on 145 acres, which previously had been a hospital for polio victims.
Henry Hyde, a first-term conservative Catholic congressman from Illinois, introduced an amendment to the 1976 Labor/Health and Human Services Appropriations Bill to ban the use of federal funds to pay for abortion.
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Hyde had not won a league fixture since April 9 before winning 2-0 at Welling, with strikes from Louis Almond and Connor Hughes giving them a much needed three points.
The tale of duplicity and greed sees Jon Utterson, a respectable lawyer investigate Hyde when Dr Henry Jekyll, Utterson's friend, leaves a will in his care, in it he leaves all his property to Hyde in the event of his death or his disappearance.
Mr Hyde, who said he is "surprised and shocked" that he is to be asked to leave his job, has been suspended from his PS130,000 a year post since last September.
Hyde Park Properties for Development announced a new strategic partnership with the New Urban Communities Authority following the final settlement with DAMAC, which waived its 17.
Mary Edmond-Paul's latest contribution to Hyde scholarship fills out a crucial period of her life, and adds valuable new knowledge to the ways in which we might interpret Hyde and her work.
You won't give the answer "drummer" to this old joke after seeing HYDE & BEAST.
Stevenson's Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is probably the best known of Scottish fantasies, because more than any other it is a mythic analysis of the nature of modern man.
has promoted Albany Assistant Branch Manager Kristin Hyde to lead its new Lebanon branch.
When security guard Jason Alsbaugh was stabbed on February 3, David Hyde and Pamela Anthony, visitors to the office, as well as Anthony Burtt and Justin Hacker, employees at the same office, came to Alsbaugh's rescue.
Joseph Hyde went to a bolthole in the Far East while on bail for drugs and weapons offences.