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hypocrite
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Candide
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  • "Do you believe," said Candide, "that men have always massacred each other as they do to-day, that they have always been liars, cheats, traitors, ingrates, brigands, idiots, thieves, scoundrels, gluttons, drunkards, misers, envious, ambitious, bloody-minded, calumniators, debauchees, fanatics, hypocrites, and fools?"

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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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