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hypocrite
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • O you hypocrites, O, you whited sepulchres, O you who present a smooth smiling face to the world while your soul within is a foul swamp of sin, how will it fare with you in that terrible day?
  • —You’re a hypocrite, O’Keeffe, he said.
  • —I mean, Cranly said, hardening in his speech, did the idea ever occur to you that he was himself a conscious hypocrite, what he called the jews of his time, a whited sepulchre?

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  • 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.

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