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whited sepulchre

a hypocrite
Word Origin
from Matthew 23:27
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  • What was he but a whited sepulchre, full of dead men's bones and all uncleanness?

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • I fear, I sadly fear that his lordship is but a whited sepulchre.

    The Bishop's Secret

    Fergus Hume
  • A whited sepulchre is no better than a sepulchre unwhitened.

    Dodo, Volumes 1 and 2 Edward Frederic Benson
  • That ghastly, temporary smartness which is a kind of whited sepulchre!

    The Champagne Standard

    Mrs. John Lane
  • You—are dead—the man's soul is dead within you—you whited sepulchre!

    She Buildeth Her House Will Comfort
  • Go to church, a whited sepulchre, and pretend that I be a Christian 'ooman?

    The Soul of Susan Yellam

    Horace Annesley Vachell
  • Don't be a whited sepulchre the minute their backs are turned.

    My Friend the Chauffeur C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • As I think of it now, what a whited sepulchre he had become in a moment!

    The Light in the Clearing

    Irving Bacheller
  • If you want my opinion, that young man is a whited sepulchre.

    The Vision Spendid William MacLeod Raine
  • While this my life still holds—a life of lies, a whited sepulchre—this sting will never lose its venom—never, never!

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