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Synonyms for buncombe

unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)

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Therefore, British racer Buncombe replaced Soulet in the squad's entry.
Buncombe started Sunday's big race and ran just outside the top 10 during the first half-hour but midway through the second hour a developing issue with the Bentley threatened to derail the realistic bid for a strong finish.
According to Buncombe County's 2015 community health assessment, black residents experience significant disparities in nearly every leading cause of death.
Participants in this study were children in Buncombe County, North Carolina, who had existing lead reports available on their cases from 2005-2015.
The post-qualifying penalty meant that Buncombe would start from 48th on the grid, but a blistering opening stint meant that he handed over to Parry with the car in sight of the top 20 with only an hour on the clock.
In the first eight months of 2017, Buncombe County experienced 230 cases of opioid overdose, up from 84 over the same period last year (Bordas, 2017).
UPON READING THE FIRST lines of Andrew Buncombe's article, I felt the overwhelming urge to say "thank you." His article gives voice to women, like Maria Teresa Rivera, who have been unjustly punished for being poor in a country where such harsh and unjust laws exist--laws which only apply to women without access to information or services and living in violence who lack support.
Warrants issued by Buncombe County authorities allege that Melissa Nell Kitchens, 44, had sex last month with her 25-year-old son, Shaun Thomas Pfeiffer, the Citizen-Times (http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/crime/2016/09/09/woman-son-charged-incest/90122322/) reported .
For the month of January, Buncombe County has 114 active listings for sale in the zip code of 28804.
The Nissan GT Academy Team RJN GT-R Nismo of Alex Buncombe, Wolfgang Reip and Katsumasa Chiyo took its first win of the year.
Bunk is most likely short for bunkum or buncombe, meaning "insincere or foolish talk, nonsense." The history of these words starts (you might say appropriately enough) in the halls of the U.S.
Owens, 36, did odd jobs for the couple at their home in the small mountain community of Leicester, Buncombe County Sheriff Van Duncan said.
FORMER F1 racer Max Chilton and Nissan regular Alex Buncombe complete Nissan's Nine-driver squad for the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO.
Hoy will race in a Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3, partnering Alex Buncombe in a seven-weekend series which begins at Cheshire's Oulton Park circuit on Easter weekend (April 19 to 21).