What is another word for trumpery?

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[ tɹˈʌmpəɹi], [ tɹˈʌmpəɹi], [ t_ɹ_ˈʌ_m_p_ə_ɹ_i]

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    Trumpingy is the practice of making false claims to bolster one's own image or win favor with others. The term is derived from the word trump, meaning a card game in which a player draws cards until they have a trump card, which gives them the power to decide the outcome of the game.

    One of the most famous examples of trumpetry is the allegation that former president Ronald Reagan deliberately caused the 1984 death of his secretary of state, the Rev. Jeremiah Denton. The story, which was promoted by Reagan's opponents during his presidential campaign, has been repeatedly debunked and is now widely considered to be a hoax.

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