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two-faced

Duplicitous; habitually presenting a different version of oneself at different times, especially in the presence of different people. Terri is about as two-faced as they come, always giving me a big hug and then talking about me as soon as I walk away. It's not surprising that politicians are so two-faced, but that people buy their phony facades.
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Stevens used feeding tubes to nourish the two-faced cat for three months, attempting to prevent Frank and Louie from choking on food going down two mouths.
But what about "two-faced", an insult Labour in particular has repeatedly thrown at the Conservatives outside the Chamber?
The last work, Van Nouhuys' The Age of the Two-Faced Janus: The Comets of 1577 and 1618 and the Decline of the Aristotelian World View in the Netherlands, also concentrates on the subject of comets, but the focus is very different than that of Schechner Genuth.
We have to say he is two-faced,'' Hatoyama said near JR Shimbashi Station in downtown Tokyo.
She goes to a seance with the Red Queen (Hillary), meets a hideous two-faced creature called The Bipartisan, attends various shakedowns; with corporate donors, and worries about a "late-night visit from the Fondler-in-Chief." The main voices of wisdom she encounters are Socks (who talks) and, yes, an ancient black servant named Walter, who says things like, "You don't want nothing to do with them Bipartisans, Mrs.
No one has yet come up with a real system - perhaps a special kind of pendulum or a mixture of reacting chemicals in which the concentrations of various components oscillate up and down at different rates - that shows this distinctly two-faced behavior.
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She said another common one was the toxic type who act as friends but are two-faced.
This wouldn't normally be a problem but he has a girlfriend who is a backstabbing, two-faced b***.
"To find that we are nearly pounds ioom short is seen as extremely two-faced by the Chancellor."
ENGLAND boss Steve McClaren was last night accused by a second ex-Boro player of being two-faced.
This mocked Christ is presented to us as a two-faced Janus, simultaneously tragic and grotesque; like some bulky hunchback, the character has a skull behind its head, its flayed and negative double, also bowed, its empty gaze turned downward.
That hard edge in her voice is pure Joan Crawford: ruthless, acquisitive, two-faced. But she tells her lies in such a way that the truth becomes blindingly clear.
QI WORK in a small team for a creative company, but the trouble is that our boss is very two-faced.
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