To better see all uses of the word
The Scarlet Letter
please enable javascript.

Used In
The Scarlet Letter
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • The minister well knew—subtle, but remorseful hypocrite that he was!
  • None; unless it avail him somewhat that he was broken down by long and exquisite suffering; that his mind was darkened and confused by the very remorse which harrowed it; that, between fleeing as an avowed criminal, and remaining as a hypocrite, conscience might find it hard to strike the balance; that it was human to avoid the peril of death and infamy, and the inscrutable machinations of an enemy; that, finally, to this poor pilgrim, on his dreary and desert path, faint, sick,

  • There are no more uses of "hypocrite" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • She calls him a hypocrite for suggesting a green lifestyle except when it is personally inconvenient.
  • She may be a hypocrite, but at least she knows the difference between right and wrong.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading