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twaddle

noun [U] uk   /ˈtwɒd.l̩/  us   /ˈtwɑː.dl̩/ informal
speech or writing that is silly or not true: She dismissed the findings as utter twaddle/a load of old twaddle.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 無聊話,廢話…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无聊话,废话…
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