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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- Boastful unscrupulous behavior.

Usage examples (9)
  • At times Cord's own'talents verged on mountebankery. and the best of mountebanks had no little skill at thievery and its adjunctive crafts.
  • He could forgive every other sort of mountebankery, but not that.
  • I wish I could fathom Aunt Jessica's reasons for her attempts at involving me in her social mountebankery.
  • I must insist on this, so that you can recognize that the young and successful mountebank, although dead set on the perfection of his mountebankery, and, in serious... for more
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