Sentence Examples


  • That's why he got all holy and sanctimonious and decided to be a priest.
  • Instead of the delicious illicit tang of the betting shop or brothel it had the sanctimonious cultural cachet of a collective confessional !
  • Kate shrieks at him and calls him a " sanctimonious cretin ".
  • Doubtless a few sanctimonious humbugs are preparing essays on evil even now.
  • Yet at the very moment when they should be decoupled, sanctimonious nitwits are calling for a return to morals based on superstition.

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