Sentence Examples


  • Like Cervantes at times, Mark Twain reveals a depth of melancholy beneath his playful humour, and like Moliere always, he has a deep scorn and a burning detestation of all sorts of sham and pretence, a scorching hatred of humbug and hypocrisy.
  • A vast amount of stuffy and sentimental humbug has been uttered in favor of the Gospel of Work.
  • A Piece of humbug The very name of " Birth Control " is a piece of pure humbug.
  • But also because they hate humbug in all its forms.
  • Doubtless a few sanctimonious humbugs are preparing essays on evil even now.

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