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  • v. Present participle of hoax.


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  • As attractive as this scenario might appear, hoaxing is highly, highly unlikely.

    Biggest sauropod ever (part…. II)

  • The Americans are often themselves the cause of their being misrepresented; there is no country perhaps, in which the habit of deceiving for amusement, or what is termed hoaxing, is so common.

    Diary in America, Series One

  • Visitors to the site are also shown graphic images of the effects of the disease and are offered the opportunity to pass on the warnings by "hoaxing" a friend with a link to the spoof tanning service.


  • 'hoaxing' is not a pretty word, my dear, and I hope you won't tell your father I used it, for I should not like him to think that I was not choice in my language, after living with such a woman as


  • "hoaxing" outside the politicians - and even with them I've been happy to concede that they've probably genuinely convinced themselves it's for the best**.

    Army Rumour Service

  • You are absolutely right-In my experience most “senior” police officers are hoaxing themselves their bosses and the taxpaying for drawing large amounts of money for being unable to do the job. on July 13, 2009 at 7: 48 pm blueboy

    Pizza, Pasta, Expresso and Me! « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • A Dutch broadcaster known for pushing the boundaries of good taste in the past, as well as hoaxing viewers, has claimed that it plans to air a segment in which two presenters eat a small chunk of one another's fried flesh.

    'Cannibalism' TV stunt claims to show two men eating each other's flesh

  • But people are quite capable of convincing themselves that it means something that it doesn't -- hoaxing themselves, as it were.

    I just want to say one word to you -- just one word (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • Whether of not he was hoaxing, this is the psychology of the men who demand women become anorexic distilled.

    Johann Hari: Promoting Anorexia: An Interview With Kenneth Tong. This Was No Hoax

  • Even years later, Brin still relished the reverse spin—tricking people by not hoaxing.

    In the Plex


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