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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 trum·pery /ˈtrʌmp(ə)ri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trump·er·y n.
 1. Deceit; fraud. [Obs.]
 2. Something serving to deceive by false show or pretense; falsehood; deceit; worthless but showy matter; hence, things worn out and of no value; rubbish.
 The trumpery in my house, go bring it hither,
 for state to catch these thieves.   --Shak.
    Upon the coming of Christ, very much, though not all, of this idolatrous trumpery and superstition was driven out of the world.   --South.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trump·er·y, a. Worthless or deceptive in character. “A trumpery little ring.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: nonsensical talk or writing [syn: folderol, rubbish, tripe,
            trash, wish-wash, applesauce, codswallop]
      2: ornamental objects of no great value [syn: falderal, folderol,
          frills, gimcrackery, gimcracks, nonsense]