It Takes Two: Diplo – 10 Words


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A college degree is the new high school diploma.Washington Post (Oct 22, 2015)

negotiation between nations

But diplomacy faces an uphill battle with both sides deadlocked on the big issues and the current leaders being dragged along.US News (Oct 20, 2015)

marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people

And while everything he said sounded fairly diplomatic, his comments were loaded with plenty of negative subtext. Los Angeles Times (Oct 7, 2015)

of a cell or organism having two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number

Individual human genomes are diploid in nature, with half of the homologous chromosomes being derived from each parent.Nature (Jul 11, 2012)

visual impairment in which an object is seen as two objects

Several patients complained of diplopia during the febrile stage, and one asserted that every object appeared fourfold to him.Various

Gram-positive bacteria usually occurring in pairs

For instance, not a few healthy noses and throats contain the bacillus of diphtheria and the diplococcus of pneumonia.Hutchinson, Woods

being two identical

It even has the ability to hunt down duplicate pictures to cut down on your digital clutter.Time (Jun 8, 2015)

the act of copying or making a duplicate of something

It would have also introduced massive confusion and duplication on the two companies.Forbes (Oct 16, 2014)

marked by deliberate deceptiveness

The piece was created by a duplicitous scribe and double agent who duped the King of England.BBC (Dec 12, 2014)

the act of deceiving or acting in bad faith

There’s always the possibility of duplicity, and that means that our faith in others requires strong logic and plain reason.Slate (Sep 25, 2014)

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