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hypocrite
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
someone who violates claimed moral standards
  • "What a hypocrite you are!" said Philip, flushing angrily.
    6.9 -- Book 6 Chapter 9 -- Charity in Full-Dress (47% in)
  • Mr. Jacobs himself, familiarly known as Old Goggles, from his habit of wearing spectacles, imposed no painful awe; and if it was the property of snuffy old hypocrites like him to write like copperplate and surround their signatures with arabesques, to spell without forethought, and to spout "my name is Norval" without bungling, Tom, for his part, was glad he was not in danger of those mean accomplishments.
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Tom's "First Half" (1% in)
  • It is clear to you, I hope, that Stephen was not a hypocrite,—capable of deliberate doubleness for a selfish end; and yet his fluctuations between the indulgence of a feeling and the systematic concealment of it might have made a good case in support of Philip's accusation.
    6.9 -- Book 6 Chapter 9 -- Charity in Full-Dress (53% in)

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