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pennywink n. to make a promise with no contribution
e.g. to offer much giving little, while meaning to deceive with a promise.
The politician offered the standard pennywink.
The politician offered the standard excuses, and promises.

Her boyfriends pennywink changed the relationship.
Her boyfriends deception changed the relationship.

The pennywink gathering roused the voters.
The political gathering roused the voters.
by Sua Sponte October 10, 2010
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