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  1. front man, front, figurehead, nominal head, straw man, strawmannoun

    a person used as a cover for some questionable activity

    Synonyms:
    straw man, forepart, scarer, front man, battlefront, movement, front line, social movement, figurehead, scarecrow, front end, nominal head, presence, front, bird-scarer

  2. straw man, strawmannoun

    a weak or sham argument set up to be easily refuted

    Synonyms:
    straw man, scarer, front man, figurehead, scarecrow, nominal head, front, bird-scarer

  3. scarecrow, straw man, strawman, bird-scarer, scarernoun

    an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds

    Synonyms:
    straw man, front man, scarecrow, figurehead, scarer, nominal head, front, bird-scarer

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