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noun 
  1. Anything deliberately intended to deceive or trick.
verb (hoaxes, hoaxing, hoaxed)
  1. (transitive) To deceive (someone) with a hoax.
Etymology: Hoax is derived from hocus, from the Hoc est in 'Hoc est corpus meum' or 'Hocus pocus', meaning "This is my Body". Hoax then meaning: 'This is'.


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