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  1. Saliva, drool
  2. (Now Rare) Saliva running from the mouth
  3. Silly, stupid talk; childish nonsense; twaddle
Too great attention to regulations and routine, resulting in delay in getting business done
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  1. Too great attention to regulations and routine, resulting in delay in getting business done
  2. Official forms and routines
  3. The collection or sequence of forms and procedures required to gain bureaucratic approval for something, especially when oppressively complex and time-consuming.
The condition or quality of being inane.
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  1. The condition or quality of being inane.
  2. Lack of sense or meaning; silliness
  3. Something inane; senseless or silly act, remark, etc.
(Archaic) A worthless mixture, especially of liquors.
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  1. (Archaic) A worthless mixture, especially of liquors.
  2. Senseless talk or writing; nonsense
  3. Nonsense.
Foolish talk; loquacious nonsense
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  1. Foolish talk; loquacious nonsense
Empty or insincere talk; claptrap.
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  1. Empty or insincere talk; claptrap.
  2. (Informal) Talk that is empty, insincere, or merely for effect; humbug
  1. A trick or device to gain applause; humbug.
  2. Pretentious, insincere, or empty language:
  3. Absurd, insincere, or empty talk or writing
  1. Saliva, drool
  2. (Now Rare) Saliva running from the mouth
  3. Silly, stupid talk; childish nonsense; twaddle
Worthless or nonsensical matter; rubbish:
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  1. Worthless or nonsensical matter; rubbish:
  2. Refuse; trash.
  3. Things or something thrown away, specif. spoiled or waste food
An idiotic act or remark
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  1. An idiotic act or remark
  2. Behavior like that of an idiot; great foolishness or stupidity
  3. A foolish or stupid utterance or deed.
Things of relatively no importance or value; trivialities
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  1. Things of relatively no importance or value; trivialities
  2. Matter of little or no importance or usefulness:
  3. Extravagant foolishness or frivolity:
  1. Nonsense, foolish talk.
  2. Talk, writing, action, etc. regarded as insignificant or nonsensical
  3. Foolish or futile talk or ideas; nonsense.
(Informal) Foolish talk; nonsense
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  1. (Informal) Foolish talk; nonsense
Any material rejected or thrown away as worthless; trash; refuse
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  1. Any material rejected or thrown away as worthless; trash; refuse
  2. Refuse; garbage.
  3. Foolish discourse; nonsense.
(Cockney rhyming slang) jewellery.
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  1. (Cockney rhyming slang) jewellery.
  2. Foolish behavior; silliness; nonsense
  3. Something trivial or foolish; nonsense.
Disparaging, often abusive speech about a person or group.
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  1. Disparaging, often abusive speech about a person or group.
  2. Broken, discarded, or worthless things; rubbish; refuse
  3. Something broken off or removed to be discarded, especially plant trimmings.
Foolish, empty talk or writing; nonsense
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  1. Foolish, empty talk or writing; nonsense
  1. Nonsense, rot.
  2. Utter foolishness; nonsense.
  3. (Slang) Nonsense; foolishness
(Slang, US, dated, 1920s) Nonsense, balderdash, bunk, piffle.
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  1. (Slang, US, dated, 1920s) Nonsense, balderdash, bunk, piffle.
  2. A dessert or relish made of apples simmered in water and puréed, often containing sugar, cinnamon, etc.
  3. (Slang) Nonsense; hokum
(Uncountable, chiefly US, slang) Nonsense.
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  1. (Uncountable, chiefly US, slang) Nonsense.
  2. (Slang) Foolish or exaggerated talk or behavior; nonsense
  3. Nonsense.
Water that seeps or leaks in, collects there, and becomes stagnant and dirty
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  1. Water that seeps or leaks in, collects there, and becomes stagnant and dirty
  2. (Nautical) The rounded portion of a ship's hull, forming a transition between the bottom and the sides.
  3. (Slang) Worthless or silly talk or writing; nonsense
An official document, edict, or decree, esp. one from the pope
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  1. An official document, edict, or decree, esp. one from the pope
  2. A person regarded as like a bull in size, strength, etc.
  3. A ludicrously illogical or incongruous mistake in statement (Ex.: I'm glad I hate onions because if I liked onions, I'd eat them, and I can't stand onions)
(Nautical) A built-in bed on board ship, often erected in tiers one above the other.
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  1. (Nautical) A built-in bed on board ship, often erected in tiers one above the other.
  2. A bunk bed.
  3. (US) A wooden case or box, which serves for a seat in the daytime and for a bed at night.
A losing first throw in the game of craps.
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  1. A losing first throw in the game of craps.
  2. Something useless, inferior, or worthless; trash; junk
  3. Nonsense, falseness, insincerity, etc.
Nonsense:
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(Slang) Insincere, meaningless, or deliberately misleading talk; nonsense
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  1. (Slang) Insincere, meaningless, or deliberately misleading talk; nonsense
  2. Exaggerated or foolish talk, usually intended to deceive:
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