humbug

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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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Henry Dennett Ron Rifkin Claire/Salome Beth Dixon Jessica Ilana Levine Adam Bruce Norris Peter/Jason Reg Flowers Cheyenne Pippa Pearthree Guy Halperin Larry Pine Maurice Montesor/ Stevens Daniel Davis Duncan Hyde-Berk/ Leibowitz Tom Riis Farrell Miranda Cortland-Sparks/ Woman in bookstore Jody Gelb Ariel Anne Dudek Winifred Hill/ Anne Mary Schmidtberger Clifford Peak Daniel Jenkins It would appear that David Hirson has a particular affinity for humbuggers. Coming after "La Bete," his critically lauded, commercially failed (on Broadway) spin on Moliere's "The Misanthrope," "Wrong Mountain" offers another protagonist who's as self-righteous, vain and generally disagreeable as possible.
I have to admit that part of our day was marred by the machinations of the constant stream of street cleaners, who seemed determined to annoy the legion of humbuggers by keeping the city clean, and I must confess that, on joining other wearisome comrades on the bus home, we were disappointed not to see a single pair of discarded underpants in the entire Great North Road from Barras Bridge to Gosforth.