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  • n. Plural form of humbuggery.

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Examples

  • Of the artifice of humbuggeries that Givens's lawyer placed in USA Today, three main ones need comment: He suggests that a "hidden motive" for my coverage of his fraud trial is pique at a lawsuit he filed against me for an earlier column I wrote.

    Still Too Good To Be True

  • Admiration of his fantastic heroes and their grotesque 'chivalry' doings and romantic juvenilities still survives here, in an atmosphere in which is already perceptible the wholesome and practical nineteenth-century smell of cotton-factories and locomotives; and traces of its inflated language and other windy humbuggeries survive along with it.

    Life on the Mississippi

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