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hyp•o•crite



Pronunciation: (hip'u-krit), [key]
n.
1. a person who pretends to have virtues, moral or religious beliefs, principles, etc., that he or she does not actually possess, esp. a person whose actions belie stated beliefs.
2. a person who feigns some desirable or publicly approved attitude, esp. one whose private life, opinions, or statements belie his or her public statements.

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

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