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huckster

1. a person who uses aggressive or questionable methods of selling
2. Now rare a person who sells small articles or fruit in the street
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All of these would be welcome - if they actually happen and are not just the empty promises of huckstering sports politicos.
It seems that the Bush/Blair axis is offering the British people an excuse for war on men, women and children, which is nothing other than what Bernard Levin once described as ``mendacious , huckstering blarney''.
They are claiming new territory in virtually every dimension of existence, from the personal space that is assaulted by huckstering and cell phones to the Star Wars initiative which will stake a commercial claim to the furthest reaches of outer space.