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straw man

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  • nouncoverup person
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Synonyms for straw man

noun coverup person
  • cover
  • empty suit
  • front
  • hollow man
  • man of straw
  • paper tiger

More words related to straw man

paper tiger

noun. powerless person or group
  • empty suit
  • hollow man
  • man of straw
  • petty tyrant
  • straw man
  • tin god
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