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cant

noun [U]     /kænt/
statements on especially religious or moral subjects which are not sincerely believed by the person making them (尤指关于宗教或道德话题的)假话,空话,伪善言语 Shelley's friendship with Byron was rooted in their shared contempt for cant and hypocrisy. 雪莱和拜伦的友谊源于他们均蔑视假话空话和伪善行为。 Nonsense
special words used by a particular group of people such as thieves, lawyers or priests, often in order to keep things secret 行话,黑话,隐语 Forms of languages and specialist dialects
(Definition of cant from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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