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  1. MacGuffin(noun)

    Synonyms:
    red herring

  2. MacGuffin(noun)

    A plot element or other device used to catch the audience's attention and maintain suspense, but whose exact nature has fairly little influence over the storyline.

    Synonyms:
    red herring

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