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From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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