hypocritically hypocritically

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a hypocritical manner

Usage(s):

  1. In an other story, a not-so-holy man seduces the wife of a rich merchant only to find in her insatiable arms a compelling argument for the chastity he has hypocritically preached.
  2. They then hypocritically cry for reduction in taxes and hence for reductions in wages.

News

  • On Syria, Obama is more like Woodrow Wilson than George W. Bush

    As President Obama moves toward launching military strikes against the Syrian regime, some have been quick to charge him with hypocritically following in the footsteps of the president he long sought to repudiate: George W. Bush.
    on August 29, 2013     Source: The Week via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "For years the EU has preached against illegal timber, a major driver of deforestation worldwide, but has hypocritically continued to provide one of the biggest markets for it," said Finnish Green MEP Satu Hassi, who steered the legislation...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Satu Hassi Source: EurActiv

  2. "The powerful ...... have fed classism, racism and intolerance," Lopez Obrador said Sunday, adding: "They have made - although they hypocritically try to hide it - the color of someone's skin, and contempt for the poor and those under them,...
    on Aug 6, 2006 By: Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador Source: FOXNews

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