Synonyms and related words:
Machiavellianism, Prospero, Punic faith, Tartuffery, Tartuffism, aberrancy, aberration, affectation, airiness, ambidexterity, apostasy, appearance, artfulness, artifice, bad faith, bamboozlement, barratry, befooling, bluffing, breach of faith, breach of promise, breach of trust, calculated deception, cant, circumvention, conning, craft, cunning, deceit, deceitfulness, deceiving, deception, deceptiveness, defectiveness, defrauding, delusion, delusiveness, dereliction, desertion, deviancy, disaffection, dishonesty, disloyalty, distortion, double-dealing, doubleness, doubleness of heart, dupery, duplicity, enmeshment, ensnarement, entanglement, entrapment, errancy, erroneousness, error, faithlessness, fallaciousness, fallacy, false appearance, false light, false piety, false show, falseheartedness, falsehood, falsity, fault, faultiness, fickleness, flaw, flawedness, flimflam, flimflammery, fond illusion, fooling, furtiveness, goody-goodiness, guile, hallucination, hamartia, heresy, heterodoxy, hoodwinking, hypocrisy, idealization, illusion, illusionism, illusionist, illusiveness, immateriality, improbity, inconstancy, indirection, infidelity, insidiousness, insincerity, kidding, low cunning, magic, magic act, magic show, magician, mala fides, mealymouthedness, mirage, misapplication, misconstruction, misdoing, misfeasance, misinterpretation, misjudgment, mummery, oiliness, outwitting, overreaching, peccancy, perfidiousness, perfidy, perversion, phantasm, pharisaicalness, pharisaism, pietism, pietisticalness, piety, piousness, prestidigitation, putting on, recreancy, religionism, religiosity, sanctimoniousness, sanctimony, seeming, self-contradiction, self-deception, self-righteousness, semblance, shiftiness, show, simulacrum, sin, sinfulness, sleight of hand, sneak attack, sneakiness, snivel, snow job, snuffle, song and dance, sorcerer, sorcery, specious appearance, spoofery, spoofing, subterfuge, surreptitiousness, swindling, tergiversation, treacherousness, treachery, trickiness, tricking, trothlessness, two-facedness, unactuality, unction, unctuousness, underhandedness, unfaith, unfaithfulness, unloyalty, unorthodoxy, unreality, unsteadfastness, unsubstantiality, untrueness, untruth, untruthfulness, victimization, vision, wile, willful misconception, wishful thinking, wrong, wrongness

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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