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    janus-faced

    janus-faced - Dictionary definition and meaning for word janus-faced

    Definition
    (adj) having or concerned with polarities or contrasts
    Example Sentence
    • a Janus-faced view of history
    • a Janus-faced policy
    Definition
    (adj) marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
    Example Sentence
    • she was a deceitful scheming little thing
    • a double-dealing double agent
    • a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer
    Definition
    (adj) having two faces--one looking to the future and one to the past
    Synonyms : two-faced
    Example Sentence
    • Janus the two-faced god
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