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As she said all this, Hester felt like a hypocrite, remembering her own sins.

Every good deed that he has done is denounced as the act of a hypocrite.

I will do the fellow the justice to say that he was not a hypocrite.

Every one who is not a hypocrite will own that it is exactly the contrary.

Please don't be a hypocrite any more, Jimmy, if you can help it.

Only a hypocrite would say he went in because he wanted a drink.

Then, Clump-clump pretended to be so sweet, what a hypocrite!

I'm talkin' about that stuck-up, thievin' hypocrite of a Charlie Phillips, that's who I'm talkin' about.

He was glad to get home, nevertheless, where he need play the hypocrite no longer.

The man who says I were not justified in having killed him for it is a liar and a hypocrite.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, ypocrite, from Old French ypocrite (12c., Modern French hypocrite), from Church Latin hypocrita, from Greek hypokrites "stage actor, pretender, dissembler," from hypokrinesthai (see hypocrisy).

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