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trump·er·y

/ˈtrəmp(ərē/

ARCHAIC
noun
noun: trumpery; plural noun: trumperies
1.attractive articles of little value or use.
synonyms: trinkets, baubles, cheap finery, knickknacks, ornaments, bibelots, gewgaws, gimcracks
"tables piled with all sorts of trumpery"
practices or beliefs that are superficially or visually appealing but have little real value or worth.

adjective
adjective: trumpery
1.showy but worthless.
"trumpery jewelry"
synonyms:
showy, gaudy, garish, vulgar, tasteless;
worthless, valueless, cheap, tawdry, shoddy, meretricious, Brummagem;
informalflashy, flash, trashy, tacky, rubbishy
"trumpery jewelry"

•delusive or shallow.
"that trumpery hope which lets us dupe ourselves"
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trumpery[ truhm-puh-ree ]
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noun, plural trump·er·ies.
something without use or value; rubbish; trash; worthless stuff.

nonsense; twaddle:
His usual conversation is pure trumpery.
Archaic. worthless finery.
adjective
of little or no value; trifling, worthless; rubbishy; trashy.
Posted by Guilded Lilly | Wed Aug 14, 2019, 12:17 PM (1 replies)

Al Franken podcast with Howard Fineman: All about Moscow Mitch.



Yeah, Comrade McConnell is supremely dangerous.
Yeah, he has to be legally removed.
Yeah, our nation is in serious jeopardy if we don’t.
Posted by Guilded Lilly | Thu Aug 1, 2019, 05:19 AM (5 replies)
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