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a false or unfounded report or story

The meaning of the word canard is a false or unfounded report or story.

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vociferousmarked by or given to vehement insistent outcry
bombasticmarked by or given to speech or writing that is given exaggerated importance by artificial or empty means : marked by or given to bombast : pompous
orthodoxconforming to established doctrine especially in religion
implementa device used in the performance of a task : tool
sentimentalmarked or governed by feeling, sensibility, or emotional idealism
temperheat of mind or emotion : proneness to anger : passion
desecrateto violate the sanctity of : profane
imminentready to take place : happening soon
suavitysmoothly though often superficially gracious and sophisticated
chroniccontinuing or occurring again and again for a long time