EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LIP SERVICE

He wanted to know whether she felt that faith was a matter of lip service.

But it was not in the Marshall nature to support a cause with lip service only.

That your professed love for me is only lip service, for you intend to desert me.

Lip service to Christian ethics was not good enough as an argument for this.

Exalted sentiments were not to his credit when lip service made them detestable.

Theirs was no lip service; on the contrary, even when worshipping her most devoutly, they would often deny her.

German statesmen may protest about their love of peace, but the service they render to peace is only lip service.

Others give "lip service" to a general objective, but do not like any specific measure that is proposed.

Hear me—not with lip service, I beseech thee now, but with the earnestness that stays the rushing heart's blood in its way.

At this poem Mary professed herself delighted; for she was long past blushing at lip service.

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