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Noun
Language, behavior, or ideas that are absurd and contrary to good sense
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“She argued that the law on this matter was hypocritical humbug.”
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Deceptive or false talk or behaviour
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“It would be humbug to pretend that authors at literary festivals have their minds on higher things than selling books.”
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A hypocrite
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“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?”
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High-sounding language with little meaning, used to impress people
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A forged document, signature, banknote, or work of art
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A form of words used by a person performing conjuring tricks
Verb
To cause to believe what is untrue
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“Bad information and bad guesses occasionally humbugged both, which they overcame by determination and the fighting qualities of their forces.”
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