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  1. hypocritical

    pharisaical, sanctimonious, smug, smooth, mealy, unctuous, mincing

    plain-spoken, candid, truthful, sincere, genuine, transparent

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  1. hypocriticaladjective

    professing feelings or virtues one does not have

    "hypocritical praise"


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  1. hypocriticaladjective

    pharisaical, canting, sanctimonious

  2. hypocriticaladjective

    dissembling, insincere, false, hollow

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  1. hypocriticaladjective

    pharisaical, canting, dissembling, sanctimonious, insincere

    sincere, unfeigned, undissembling, ingenuous

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  1. List of paraphrases for "hypocritical":

    hypocrite, hypocrisy, sanctimonious, two-faced, disingenuous, pious, sham

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  1. Panos Kammenos:

    I asked for Mouzalas to resign on his own, to protect the government and leave, the effort to weaken the minister, who struggles every day to handle the refugee crisis, is irresponsible and hypocritical, particularly ahead of the upcoming EU leaders summit.

  2. Shayne Elliott:

    It would be pretty hypocritical of me to ... do all this hoo-ha about digital banking and then not be at the forefront of change.

  3. Mary McCarthy:

    The American, if he has a spark of national feeling, will be humiliated by the very prospect of a foreigner's visit to Congress -- these, for the most part, illiterate hacks whose fancy vests are spotted with gravy, and whose speeches, hypocritical, unctuous, and slovenly, are spotted also with the gravy of political patronage, these persons are a reflection on the democratic process rather than of it; they expose it in its process rather than of it; they expose it in its underwear.

  4. Bill Jack:

    I think it is hypocritical, it’s unequal treatment before the law. The Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act is being used to coerce businesses to participate in events that violate their consciences.

  5. David Borenstein:

    Bush Sr. was a jerk, Quayle an idiot, Clinton was atrocious and disgusting, most of those who persecuted him were hypocritical, Gore is shallow and weak, Bradley is an idealist, Bush Jr. a fool, and all of the independent candidates act like they're on drugs.

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    An antonym of "besotted"
    • A. affluent
    • B. stringent
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