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hypocritical

adjective uk   /ˌhɪp.əˈkrɪt.ɪ.kəl/ us    /-əˈkrɪt̬-/ disapproving
C2 saying that you have particular moral beliefs but behaving in a way that shows these are not sincere: Their accusations of corruption are hypocritical - they have been just as corrupt themselves.
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hypocritically
adverb uk   /-kəl.i/ us  
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