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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Janus-faced(adj)

    having or concerned with polarities or contrasts

    "a Janus-faced view of history"; "a Janus-faced policy"

  2. ambidextrous, deceitful, double-dealing, duplicitous, Janus-faced, two-faced, double-faced, double-tongued(adj)

    marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another

    "she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill; "a double-dealing double agent"; "a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray

  3. Janus-faced, two-faced(adj)

    having two faces--one looking to the future and one to the past

    "Janus the two-faced god"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Janus-faced(adj)

    double-faced; deceitful

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