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hypocrisy

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the pretending of having virtues, principles, or beliefs that one in fact does not have
  • the hypocrisy of people who claim to care about the environment but ride around in gas-guzzlers

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“Hypocrisy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hypocrisy. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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