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hypocrisy
used in Main Street

4 uses
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Definition
pretending to have moral standards while not living up to them
  • But it was not the humbleness of a servant, nor the hypocrisy of a slave; it was the admiration of Freshman for Junior.
    Chapter 9 (91% in)
  • We have to be so correct about sex morals, and inconspicuous clothes, and doing our commercial trickery only in the traditional ways, that none of us can live up to it, and we become horribly hypocritical.
    Chapter 13 (59% in)
  • The widow-robbing deacon of fiction can't help being hypocritical.
    Chapter 13 (60% in)
  • His hypocrisy.
    Chapter 23 (38% in)

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