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Synonyms for humbug

Synonyms for humbug

Synonyms for humbug

communication (written or spoken) intended to deceive

trick or deceive

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8220;By combining the monitoring capabilities of VoIPmonitor with the analysis and blocking features that Humbug Telecom offers companies a whole new set of tools to protect themselves.
The third album, Humbug, seemed more considered by comparison.
Recorded in the California desert with Josh Homme, Humbug was a transitional record.
The album, produced by James Ford, has an upbeat feel with hum-along songs She's Thunderstorms, The Hellcat Spangled Shalalala and That's Where You're Wrong but the band still manages to build on the areas explored in Humbug.
However, anglers fishing south coast waters between Humbug Mountain, near Port Orford, and the California border will be limited to the traditional two salmon per day.
That, alongside a complete reprint of Kurtzman's eleven-issue Mad follow-up, Humbug, reveals Kurtzman as a satirist who still demands our attention.
The authors of Beyond Humbug bemoan the insensitive top-down, multi-program approach used by successive governments.
He's A Humbug won very well first time and we have always thought a lot of him.
28) Unlike Neil Harris and other scholars, who contend that the Barnumesque entertainments of the nineteenth century encouraged audiences to embrace the values of the popular Enlightenment and develop the capacity to differentiate between humbug and truth, Cook insists that the artful deceptions of the nineteenth century played a more complex role, holding out the promise of discovering the "truth," yet also, through their unwillingness to come clean, helping to "socialize their audiences to a brave new world in which the very boundaries of truth were becoming more and more puzzling.
In the same paper, Evenhuis described the bee flies Oligodranes humbug and Oligodranes zzyzxensis.
As an ambitious budding journalist who dismissed the humbug of minding her steel-trap tongue, Wells often found herself, or perhaps placed herself, as one of the "few women" among "us men.
As a historian writing a review of Camporesi one feels rather like Scrooge commenting on Christmas: a decidedly cluttered and bizarre festival in this case, but one that perhaps should not be dismissed with a too easy, "Bah, humbug.
It's the sort of humbug up with which Winston Churchill wouldn't put.
There's even a new song called Kitty Humbug the Cat in honor of this unusual-looking feline, who has a lion's mane and a poodle haircut.