flimflam

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Synonyms for flimflam

an act of cheating

to get money or something else from by deceitful trickery

Synonyms for flimflam

a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

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Another story in this issue zeroes in on a different sort of governmental flimflammery.
In Verga's strong light the flimflammery, the cliches, the hoity-toityness of that glittery work seem especially clear.
Values and ideologies certainly did play a role in affecting voter decisions, but to label the contest an "ideological battleground" requires downplaying or ignoring the veil of flimflammery and flapdoodle behind which the political parties all too often concealed their ideas.
All is urging, an augury we no longer possess the skill or flimflammery to read.
The fact that Fumento has to argue this commonsensical point is a measure of the flimflammery and magical thinking fostered by the desire to lose weight.