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rigamarole (ˈrɪɡəməˌrəʊl)
 
n
a variant of rigmarole

rigmarole or rigamarole (ˈrɪɡməˌrəʊl)
 
n
1.  any long complicated procedure
2.  a set of incoherent or pointless statements; garbled nonsense
 
[C18: from earlier ragman roll a list, probably a roll used in a medieval game, wherein various characters were described in verse, beginning with Ragemon le bon Ragman the good]
 
rigamarole or rigamarole
 
n
 
[C18: from earlier ragman roll a list, probably a roll used in a medieval game, wherein various characters were described in verse, beginning with Ragemon le bon Ragman the good]

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Any of these products can be run through the traditional hydrocarbon rigamarole to produce usable fuels.
Consider all the talk of vintages, the wordy labels, arcane pouring rituals and attendant rigamarole.
Regulations, red tape, and rigamarole are not what consumers need to make their way in the marketplace.
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