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Instead we get phony sanctimony in anticipation of being victimized by charges of racism, which relieves any responsibility to engage such complexities.
The nonprofit says reports about phony pet websites spiked as soon as lockdowns started.
I’d encourage any Republicans who share this goal to leave off with the phony messaging and join us in getting this done.
At its essence, a Ponzi scheme involves a phony investment in which early investors are paid with the investments of later investors making the enterprise appear legitimate.
I would even, I decided, stoop to having him thrown in jail on a phony charge, if that should be necessary.
NINE MEN IN TIMENOEL MILLER LOOMIS
And you knew, right away, that Swami was a phony from Flatbush.
SENSE FROM THOUGHT DIVIDEMARK IRVIN CLIFTON
The Swami was an obvious phony of the baldest fakery, yet he had something.
SENSE FROM THOUGHT DIVIDEMARK IRVIN CLIFTON
He had less than a hundred credits, a knife, a deck of phony cards, and a yellow ticket.
POLICE YOUR PLANETLESTER DEL REY
Unless the money is phony, or the pass is phony in which case the turnstile locks and all hell breaks loose.
THE SYNDICC.M. KORNBLUTH
"My people were certainly handed a phony deal here," he remarked shortly, as he buttoned the coat collar about his throat.
THE IRON FURROWGEORGE C. SHEDD

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