What is another word for humbug?

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Language, behavior, or ideas that are absurd and contrary to good sense
“She argued that the law on this matter was hypocritical humbug.”
Deceptive or false talk or behaviour
“It would be humbug to pretend that authors at literary festivals have their minds on higher things than selling books.”
A hypocrite
“Is he a journalist for whom the principles of his profession override everything else, or is he a complete humbug who has lied to protect a source of information for a story which led to him winning an award for journalism?”
Deceive; trick
“Bad information and bad guesses occasionally humbugged both, which they overcame by determination and the fighting qualities of their forces.”
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