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  Definition of straw man
  1. an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds
  2. a weak or sham argument set up to be easily refuted
  3. a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
Similar Words: scarecrow, strawman, bird-scarer, scarer, front man, front, figurehead, nominal head

 

Derivational Morphology: frighten, fright, scare, affright

 

Anagrams: strawman

 

 
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