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hy•poc•ri•sy



Pronunciation: (hi-pok'ru-sē), [key]
n.,
pl. -sies.

1. a pretense of having a virtuous character, moral or religious beliefs or principles, etc., that one does not really possess.
2. a pretense of having some desirable or publicly approved attitude.
3. an act or instance of hypocrisy.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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