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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhypocritehyp‧o‧crite /ˈhɪpəkrɪt/ noun [countable]  PRETENDsomeone who pretends to have certain beliefs or opinions that they do not really have – used to show disapproval
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hypocriteHe was also a hypocrite, a puritan, and a racist.Jack failed thoroughly as a hypocrite.Some reporters believe politicians are hypocrites, and that belief creeps into their reports.They view the minority who are still church members as hypocrites or antiquarian oddities; or misguided worshippers of an illusion.That means his brother Joseph is required to be a scheming hypocrite.A few undoubtedly purged themselves on leaving, but most could not be such hypocrites.Crawl on your belly to the hypocrites!
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