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Pecksniffian - Word of the Day - Sun Nov 8, 2020

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Pecksniffian - (adjective) - unctuously hypocritical: sanctimonious

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Holier than though people have existed for a long time and Charles Dickens captured the essence of one such person in the form of Seth Pecksniff and thus "Pecksniffian" was used to the describe the modern-day "Karen" in the 1800 and 1900s.

 

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