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  • s  (of fabrics) having faces on both sides
    damask is a double-faced fabric
  • s  marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
    a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray

  • I can no longer support double-faced political maneuvers .
  • Ralph Lauren showed crisp, bright double-faced cashmere coats over long skinny skirts; Michael Kors reached back to the ultra-conservative 1950s and 1960s and pillaged Jackie .
  • The framework is attached to the scalp with two strips of strong double-faced tape.
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  • Outfit of the Week: Sporty With a Hint of Silver
    One bold way to dress for summer is with a mix of sporty details like utility buckles, asymmetric zippers, and big stripes. That's why we love Ostwald Helgason's bright-blue striped double-faced top: The color gradient on silk feels just as sharp as it does athletic. Pair it with an easy ... More »
    April 21, 2014 - New York Magazine

  • Ian Buruma in Eurasia Review
    My decisions have always been made in order to achieve a mission. In the early seventies, I temporarily joined UPC because it could help people and, secondly, because Milton Obote was pretending to be Pan-Africanist but was double-faced. That is... Yoweri Museveni New Vision Apr 13, 2006 29871 38681 double-faced The Anglo-Dutch scholar Ian Buruma notes: Tariq Ramadan, Muslim, scholar, activist, Swiss citizen, resident of Britain, active on several continents, is a hard man to pin down. People call him 'slippery,' double-faced,' 'dangerous,' but also...
  • Arthur Koestler in Boston Review
    Their accomplishments, Koestler says, were made in a spirit of defiance, opposing the mainstream of science, which was rarely "scientific": science "emerges in the shape of Janus, the double-faced god, guardian of doors and gates: the face in front...

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