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hypocrisy
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
pretending to have moral standards while not living up to them
  • So I found it sheer hypocrisy for him to label Old Freddy's DISGUSTING and DEGRADING.
    p. 348.5
  • Mr. Fish gave no indication that he was even slightly troubled by his hypocrisy on this issue—for surely old Sagamore would roll over in his grave to hear his former master espousing canine restraints of any kind; Sagamore had run free, to the end.
    p. 180.3
  • Oh, there's big bucks in interpreting the gospel for idiots—or in having idiots interpret the gospel for you—and some of these evangelists are even hypocritical enough to indulge in sexual activity that would embarrass former senator Hart.
    p. 329.1

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