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Jekyll and Hydenoun [S]

uk   /ˌdʒek.əl ənd ˈhaɪd/ us   /ˌdʒek.əl ənd ˈhaɪd/ disapproving
a person with two very different sides to their personality, one good and the other evil: The professor was a real Jekyll and Hyde - sometimes kind and charming, and at other times rude and obnoxious.
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