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Pecksniffian

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  1. not being or expressing what one appears to be or express a Pecksniffian pandering to religious conservatives, especially in the weeks before the election Synonyms of Pecksniffian artificial, backhanded, counterfeit, double, double-dealing, double-faced, fake, feigned, hypocritical, Janus-faced, jive [slang], left-handed, lip, mealy, mealymouthed, insincere, phony (also phoney), phony-baloney (or phoney-baloney), pretended, two-faced, unctuousWords Related to Pecksniffian affected, assumed, claptrap, contrived, forced, mechanical, put-on, simulated, strained, unnatural; empty, hollow, meaningless; deceitful, devious, dishonest, false, untruthful; facile, glib, superficial; bogus, sham; campy, facetious, jocular, tongue-in-cheek; canting, pharisaical, pious, sanctimonious, self-righteous, simon-pureNear Antonyms of Pecksniffian direct, forthright, frank, heart-to-heart, open, plain, straightforwardAntonyms of Pecksniffian artless, candid, genuine, heartfelt, honest, sincere, undesigning, unfeigned


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