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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner that is the opposite of what one actually believes or is.

Usage examples (34)
  • He behaved hypocritically by praying piously when people were watching
  • He argues their wealth was the result of neo-liberal policies of the former Howard Government, which Mr Rudd had since "hypocritically" slammed.
  • I won't act so hypocritically if we meet again ...
  • 'For my sins!' said Cadfael, somewhat hypocritically. for more
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