Hypocritical sentence example

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  • We're probably all a little hypocritical at times - and we're all sinners, so I hear.

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  • After observing much hypocritical behavior at her church, Laura become apostate.

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  • To the Liberals, then and afterwards, it was clearly a hypocritical conspiracy against freedom.

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  • This is truly pathetic, not to say hypocritical.

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  • Their decision not to publish them is not only cowardly, it is also hypocritical.

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  • There is something hypocritical about companies shipping, building and lighting elaborate, energy-sucking tradeshow booths to promote environmentally responsible products.

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  • To demand evidence of therapeutic efficacy is equally hypocritical.

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  • The hypocritical prayer closely imitates the conduct of real prayers.

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  • Thus while among his own colleagues he seemed merely a hypocritical and arrogant priest, in his relations with his brother humanists, such as Cosimo de Medici, he appeared as the student of classical antiquities and especially of Greek theological authors.

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  • The magnitude of the sum, and his acquiescence in the grant of pensions by the Shelburne ministry, convinced the country that his zeal for economy was hypocritical.

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  • Without sounding too defensive, isn't it a tad hypocritical to label atheists as arrogant while not extending that to the religious folks?

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  • How can the SU Executive oppose sexism or sexual harassment without now being hypocritical?

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  • The decrees of this council defined Roman Catholicism against the Reformation; and, while failing to regenerate morality, they enforced a hypocritical observance of public decency.

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  • The latter he declared would be " hypocritical legislation " because, with a Federal law on the statute book forbidding beer with an alcoholic content of over one-half of 1%, it would still not be possible to sell 2.75% beer in Massachusetts.

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  • He declares that the distinction between the " spiritual estate," composed of pope, bishops, priests and monks, as over against the " temporal estate " composed of princes, lords, artisans and peasants, is a very fine hypocritical invention of which no one should be afraid.

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  • It should not be denied that he did not always escape the pitfalls of such a method of treatment, the faces becoming sleek and prim, with a smirk of sexless religiosity which hardly eludes the artificial or even the hypocritical; on other minds, therefore, and these some of the most masculine and resolute, he produces little genuine impression.

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  • Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron.

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  • Conversely, absorb the rousing accolades for a community do-gooder and make them a hypocritical character in a story about emotional and psychological swindlers.

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  • Their enthusiasm and their prophesyings were denounced as demoniacal; their expectation of a glorious earthly kingdom of Christ was stigmatized as Jewish, their passion for martyrdom as vainglorious and their whole conduct as hypocritical.

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  • The demand was absurd and exorbitant and was refused, though the French government offered him the hand of their kings daughter Catherine with a dowry of 800,000 crowns and the districts of Quercy and Prigordsufficiently handsome terms. When he began to collect a fleet and an army, they added to the offer the Limousin and other regions; but Henry was determined to pick his quarrel, and declared war in an impudent and hypocritical manifesto, in which he declared that he was driven into strife against his will.

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