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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way.

Usage examples (25)
  • If art dealers are hocus-pocus, are auctions so safe?
  • To some, it sounds like little more than hocus-pocus.
  • Check out this remarkable bit of rhetorical hocus-pocus:
  • So Doc did his hocus-pocus again, only to say, "Arsenic." for more
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