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quackery

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishquackeryquack‧er‧y /ˈkwækəri/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MAthe activities of someone who pretends be a doctor
Examples from the Corpus
quackeryMost medical practices were based on a fearful quackery, and most of the doctors were butchers or cranks.Neither the accepted medical help, nor the quackery were of much use, for poor Louisa died early the following morning.
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