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trumpery

Noun

1 nonsensical talk or writing [syn: folderol, rubbish, tripe, trash, wish-wash, applesauce, codswallop]
2 ornamental objects of no great value [syn: falderal, folderol, frills, gimcrackery, gimcracks, nonsense]

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Adjective

trumpery
  1. gaudy but of no value

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