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Synonyms & Antonyms : Hypocrisy





Hypocrisy



( Noun )


Making a claim that one did not commit a mistake is nothing but
hypocrisy.

Synonyms:

Deceit

Dissembling

Duplicity

Pretence

Falsify

Deception

Cant

Contextual Examples:

There is too much
deceit practice by private companies in this country to make extra profits.

The detective managed to infiltrate into the smuggling ring by
pretence.

The robber’s claim that he was going to give the money to the poor was just an act of
cant.

He
falsified his birth certificate in order to get a new passport.

The stage murder looked real, but it was only a visual
deception.



Antonyms:

Honesty

Uprightness

Straightforwardness

Sincerity

Truthfulness

Contextual Examples:

Pankaj has risen in life by dint of his strict adherence to the principle of
honesty.

He lays cards on the table. He had nothing to hide. He believes in
uprightness.

His dealings are marked by
straightforwardness. He does not indulge in hypocrisy.




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