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whit·ed sepulcher(wī′tĭd, hwī′-)
An evil person who pretends to be holy or good; a hypocrite.
[From the simile applied by Jesus to hypocrites as exemplified by some scribes and Pharisees (Matthew 23:27).]
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an evil person who feigns goodness; hypocrite. Matt. 23:27.
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|Noun||1.||whited sepulcher - a person who is inwardly evil but outwardly professes to be virtuous|
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