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double agent

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Definition a spy who pretends to work for one country while actually working for an antagonistic country
  • He also found the double agent and the white man.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • I told her that the Ousters wanted me to become Consul on Hyperion so that I might be a double agent when war came.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • The KGB deals severely with double agents, and would not believe that we tricked him into delivering false information.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • One of Baker's specialties is playing the part of the double agent.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • Were there any double agents?
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • Tell them we are convinced he is an American double agent whom those fools did not uncover.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • It was not the way of a double agent, including the humour.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • We see his tender feminine side when he has an affair in a coat closet with an American double agent played by Kim Novak in a butch haircut.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Her mom had become some sort of genius double agent since she hooked up with Richie.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • I think there's our double agent at the cafe up ahead.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • Ah, yes, that is the rub with double agents, to be certain where their loyalties—if any—lie.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • Teleborian had offered concrete advice, and SIS had succeeded in averting a suicide, managing to turn the spy in question into a double agent.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
  • She worked for the underground too; I mean, so we thought—because after a while we learned secretly that she was a double agent and was also betraying many Jews.
    William Styron  --  Sophie's Choice
  • Jenings and Digges were somewhat shadowy figures who may have been double agents like Edward Bancroft, but Adams trusted both, relied heavily on them, and the system worked with great efficiency.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • So, if he wanted to get to Banjo—and Tamar was fairly certain hewould—he'd have to be guided there by a relay of contacts and couriers, any one of whom could be a collaborator or Gestapo double agent.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • He is what they call in the thrillers a double agent, a triple agent in this case, an agent to infinite regression.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Lin rushed the man, his immense body crushing the double agent into the plastic shell as he grabbed the phone, smashing it into the metal box.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • The in-depth profile of such a man was not the profile of a double agent, regardless of his taste in films.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • A lifting of both eyebrows, the candid, transparent stare of a double agent.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Blind Assassin
  • Teleborian had done a strikingly good analysis, which helped them turn the informer so that he could become a double agent.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

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