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- n. The characteristic of deceptiveness; duplicity; untruthfulness.
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The demon climbed out the window and across the front, where he perched like a hood ornament from hell, his forked tongue flying in the wind like a storm-swept pennon, spattering the windshield with saliva.
The snake-thing was the last to leave, flicking its forked tongue and clawing the ground in front of it.
In another moment the ass was close to the thicket, and with a cold shudder of horror, we beheld the snake rear itself from its lair, the fiery eyes glanced around, the dark deadly jaws opened widely, the forked tongue darted greedily forth — poor Grizzle’s fate was sealed.
It clattered to the floor, barely missing the lizardlike tail of another godboy, who flicked his forked tongue in annoyance at him and then scuttled away.
He twisted his body into winding folds, and darted out his forked tongue with frightful hissings.