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noun as in applesauce

noun as in sentimentality

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Rice is caught in the weird hierarchy of the Bush administration, where nothing seems to trump the proud place of pure hokum.

Ye see, Hokum he got thirty-seven cents' worth o' lemons and sperit.

And there's just enough hokum in that to make everyone back at the Academy happy.

Senator Gonzales was fond of the Society's crackpot receptionist, and he knew exactly what kind of hokum would please her most.


On this page you'll find 210 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hokum, such as: absurdity, balderdash, baloney, bs, bull, and bunk.

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