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Princeton's WordNet

  1. snake oilnoun

    (medicine) any of various liquids sold as medicine (as by a travelling medicine show) but medically worthless

    Synonyms:
    humbug

  2. humbug, snake oilnoun

    communication (written or spoken) intended to deceive

    Synonyms:
    drool, fraud, bosh, fraudulence, tommyrot, boloney, hoax, put-on, humbug, taradiddle, baloney, bilgewater, tarradiddle, tosh, dupery, twaddle

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#4480fraud
#22497hoax
#37819drool
#46106tosh
#49733bosh
#50882humbug
#74774baloney
#116761twaddle
#323539fraudulence

How to use snake oil in a sentence?

  1. President Barack Obama:

    If we don't recognize the progress we've made and how that came about, then we may chase some snake oil and end up having policies that get us back in the swamp.

  2. Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi:

    About a quarter through it I thought, 'You know – he's selling a bill of goods like a snake oil salesman. We cannot let this ... stand. So ... I started to stack my papers in a way that were tear-able.

  3. Alex Jones:

    What you're talking about is old fashioned snake-oil salesmen.

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