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Sample sentences for the GRE study word duplicity

duplicity can be used as a noun

1.If I were not afraid of judging harshly, I should be almost tempted to say that there is a strong appearance of duplicity in all this. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
2.In order to free his mind from this indistinctness and duplicity of impression, which vexed it with a strange disquietude, he recalled and more thoroughly defined the plans which Hester and himself had sketched for their departure. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
3.Hence it came about that I concealed my pleasures and that when I reached years of reflection, and began to look round me and take stock of my progress and position in the world, I stood already committed to a profound duplicity of life. - from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
4.That Defoe used Selkirk's story is practically certain but with his usual duplicity he claimed to have written _Crusoe_ in , a year before Selkirk's return. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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