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devious
a. Done in an underhanded manner; tricky; shifty. b. Straying from a straight or direct course.c. Departing from the correct or proper way; erring.
duplicity
deliberate deception or trickery by speaking or acting in two different ways concerning the same matter.
fictitious
a. Adopted or assumed in order to deceive; false. b. Of fiction; imaginary; unreal.
guileless
Free of slyness or craftiness; simple and innocent.
gullible
Easily deceived or fooled.
hypocritical
Pretending to have some desirable or publicly approved attitude; insincere.
masquerade
To have or put on a deceptive appearance; to wear a mask or disguise. a. A dance or party at which masks and fancy costumes are worn. b. A disguise or false outwawrd show; pretense. c. An involved scheme.
overt
Open and observable; apparent.
reputable
Having a good name; well thought of; honorable.
veracity
a. Devotion to the truth; honesty. b. Conformity to truth or fact; accuracy and precision.
behold
To gaze at; look upon.
discernment
Keenness or sharpness in detecting, distinguishing, or selecting.
envision
To picture in the mind.
foresee
To see or know beforehand.
gape
a. To stare in amazement with the mouth open. b. To open the mouth wide; yawn. c. To open wide.
impressionistic
a. Of or pertaining to a highly personalized response to art or experience as opposed to a response based on reason or fact. b. Reflecting a style of painting of the late nineteenth century that is marked by concentration on the impression created by the subject.
insight
a. The ability to see and understand the true nature of something. b. An idea of the true nature of something.
myopia
a. Shortsightedness or lack of good judgement in thinking or planning. b. Nearsightedness.
perceptive
a. having the ability to be keenly aware of things and situations; knowing. b. Marked by understanding.
survey
a. To examine or look at broadly. b. To inspect carefully; scrutinize. c. To determine the measures, boundaries, or elevation of land or features of earth's surface.
cosmopolitan
Sophisticated in an international way.
geopolitics
The study of the relationship between geography and politics.
megalopolis
A unified urban region comprising several large cities and their surrounding areas.
metropolitan
Pertaining to a major city.
policy
A general plan, principle, or course of action followed by an organization or an individual.
politico
An informal or journalistic term for a politician.
suburban
Characteristic of the suburbs, the mainly residential areas surrounding large cities.
urban
Like a city; characteristic of cities.
urbane
Elegantly polite and sophisticated.
impolitic
Unwise; not exhibiting good judgment.