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trumpery

adjective

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trumpery

noun

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language, behavior, or ideas that are absurd and contrary to good sense
  • a lot of the news pertaining to the war effort was loaded with so much trumpery that no one knew how it was really proceeding

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“Trumpery.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/trumpery. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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