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hypocrite
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
someone who violates claimed moral standards
  • Yes, he would be a great hypocrite; and he is not that yet.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (95% in)
  • There was the newly elected mayor of Middlemarch, who happened to be a manufacturer; the philanthropic banker his brother-in-law, who predominated so much in the town that some called him a Methodist, others a hypocrite, according to the resources of their vocabulary; and there were various professional men.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (72% in)
  • As saint or knave, pilgrim or hypocrite?
    Book 2 — Old and Young (0% in)
  • Well, he always was a fine hypocrite, was my brother Peter.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (15% in)
  • And Johnson said, 'You may judge what a hypocrite he is.'
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (66% in)
  • Hence Mr. Gambit could go away from the chief grocer's without fear of rivalry, but not without a sense that Lydgate was one of those hypocrites who try to discredit others by advertising their own honesty, and that it might be worth some people's while to show him up.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (15% in)
  • There may be coarse hypocrites, who consciously affect beliefs and emotions for the sake of gulling the world, but Bulstrode was not one of them.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (83% in)

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