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faux mitzvah

faux mitzvah
 n.— «When Janie Bruyere asked her folks for a faux mitzvah, “I said no,” recalls her father.» —“The Rite Stuff First, the bar mitzvah. Now…the faux mitzvah?” by Alex Tresniowski, et al. People Apr. 26, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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