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Humbug

Hum´bug`
n.1.An imposition under fair pretenses; something contrived in order to deceive and mislead; a trick by cajolery; a hoax.
2.A spirit of deception; cajolery; trickishness.
3.One who deceives or misleads; a deceitful or trickish fellow; an impostor.
v. t.1.To deceive; to impose; to cajole; to hoax.
[imp. & p. p. Humbugged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Humbugging .]
Noun1.humbug - pretentious or silly talk or writing
2.humbug - communication (writen or spoken) intended to deceive
Synonyms: snake oil
3.humbug - something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
Verb1.humbug - trick or deceive
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