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  1. straw man

    • IPA[ˌstrô ˈman]
    • n.
      an intentionally misrepresented proposition that is set up because it is easier to defeat than an opponent's real argument;a person regarded as having no substance or integrity
    • noun: straw man, plural noun: straw men

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    • 1. an intentionally misrepresented proposition that is set up because it is easier to defeat than an opponent's real argument her familiar procedure of creating a straw man by exaggerating their approach you are constructing a straw man argument
    • 2. a person regarded as having no substance or integrity a photogenic straw man gets inserted into office and advisers dictate policy
    • ph.
      a person regarded as having no substance or integrity

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    • n.
      an intentionally misrepresented proposition that is set up because it is easier to defeat than ... her familiar procedure of creating a straw man by exaggerating their approach you are constructing a straw man argument

    Oxford Dictionary