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mumbo jumbo

noun [U] uk   /ˌmʌm.bəʊˈdʒʌm.bəʊ/ us    /-boʊˈdʒʌm.boʊ/ informal
words or activities that seem complicated or mysterious but have no real meaning: You don't believe in horoscopes and all that mumbo jumbo, do you?Nonsense
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