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hypocritical

adjective

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not being or expressing what one appears to be or express
  • it's hypocritical to say mean things behind someone's back, and then to act nice when you want something from her

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The first known use of hypocritical was in 1553

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“Hypocritical.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hypocritical. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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