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hypocrisy
used in The Adventures of Augie March

6 uses
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Definition
pretending to have moral standards while not living up to them
  • I couldn't say he was being hypocritical about George.
    Chapter 4 (65% in)
  • Selfish, jealous, autocratic, carp-mouth, and hypocritical.
    Chapter 6 (73% in)
  • And it isn't even hypocritical, it's deeper than that.
    Chapter 11 (21% in)
  • Many common lies and hypocrisies are like that, just out of the harmony of the moment.
    Chapter 11 (48% in)
  • But I explained, and felt as usual the creep over me of legalistic hypocrisy, that it was a case of dual unionism.
    Chapter 13 (49% in)
  • People with whom she had to struggle scared her, and what I'd call average hypocrisy, just the incidental little whiffs of the social machine, was terribly hard on her.
    Chapter 18 (3% in)

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