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cant-noun /kænt/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[kant]
1. insincere, esp. conventional expressions of enthusiasm for high ideals, goodness, or piety.
2. the private language of the underworld.
3. the phraseology peculiar to a particular class, party, profession, etc.: the cant of the fashion industry.
4. whining or singsong speech, esp. of beggars.
verb
5. to talk hypocritically.
6. to speak in the whining or singsong tone of a beggar; beg.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/cant

The cant she was spewing about helping animals was hypocritical considering the leather coat she was wearing.
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