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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. Slang To give an impressive but artificial, false, or deceptive quality to: hoked up some phony allegations.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To give a false or artificial quality to
  • n. Something contrived, artificial.

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From hokum.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From hokum (Wiktionary)

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