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 for straw man
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

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