Hypocrite - Hypocrite - Hypocrite

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  1. Feltspot

    Feltspot Well-Known Member

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    Definition of HYPOCRITE[/h]1
    : a person who puts on a false appearance of virtue or religion

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    : a person who acts in contradiction to his or her stated beliefs or feelings
    — hypocrite adjective

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    [h=2]Examples of HYPOCRITE[/h]
    • the hypocrites who criticize other people for not voting but who don't always vote themselves
    • We can learn a good deal about the manners and morals of the times from Lautrec, for he was neither a hypocrite nor a sentimentalist, and there is a matter-of-fact-ness about his vision … that precludes both nostalgia and prurience. —Elizabeth Cowling, Times Literary Supplement, 8 Nov. 1991
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    [h=2]Origin of HYPOCRITE[/h]Middle English ypocrite, from Anglo-French, from Late Latinhypocrita, from Greek hypokritēs actor, hypocrite, fromhypokrinesthaiFirst Known Use: 13th century


    [h=2]Rhymes with HYPOCRITE[/h]babysit, benefit, borrow pit, cable-knit, candlelit, come off it, counterfeit, cuckoo spit, double knit, get with it, hissy fit,holy writ...
     
  2. mattzane227

    mattzane227 Active Member

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    ooh, scathing. I hadn't thought about this.
     
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    Cuckoo spit rhymes with hypocrite.

    Now that's a thesaurus.
     
  4. dude

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    :giggle: everytime!