from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A consignment of items for sale.
  • noun Informal A plan, promise, or offer, especially one that is dishonest or misleading.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun business A collection of items purchased or offered for sale.
  • noun idiomatic A set of misleading or deceptive claims; misinformation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun communication (written or spoken) that persuades someone to accept something untrue or undesirable
  • noun a consignment of merchandise


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