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Synonyms for bogus

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Synonyms for bogus

fraudulent

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(75) Since Mexico is a DCO, the administrator was more influenced by this and its relation to "bogusness" than the actual coverage itself.
These made the rounds online, but their bogusness needed to be in print for posterity.
Anyone who watched the club call being made live on Sky on Sunday afternoon will know what I mean when I say it was one of the most insipid and dreary exercises in bogusness to have been broadcast for a long while.
That is why we prefer to pursue the genuineness or bogusness of Kordan's degree in another channel and keep it out of the media."
Other "Key Characteristics of Bogusness," according to the invaluable political rumor-busting Web site FactCheck.org, include anonymous e-mail messages, messages that claim to be written by famous people and messages that loudly proclaim "this is NOT false" or "this is NOT a hoax!"
For my money, V for Vendetta's warmed-over 1984 plot is the height of bogusness, a story that congratulates itself for daring to stand against a rightwing totalitarian state so over the top that nobody would support it in the first place.