Sham - Crossword Clue

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  1. fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
  1. an artificial or inferior substitute or imitation
  2. artificial and inferior; "ersatz coffee"; "substitute coffee"
  3. Being an imitation or a substitute, usually an inferior one; artificial: ersatz coffee made mostly of chicory
  1. speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths; "The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it"
  2. make a copy of with the intent to deceive; "he faked the signature"; "they counterfeited dollar bills"; "She forged a Green Card"
  3. tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
  4. (football) a deceptive move made by a football player
  5. something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
  6. a person who makes deceitful pretenses
  7. fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
  8. not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; "it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur"; "faux pearls"; "false teeth"; "decorated with imitation palm leaves"; "a purse of simulated alligator hide"
  1. inappropriate to reality or facts; "delusive faith in a wonder drug"; "delusive expectations"; "false hopes"
  2. deliberately deceptive; "false pretenses"
  3. in a disloyal and faithless manner; "he behaved treacherously"; "his wife played him false"
  4. not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality; "gave false testimony under oath"; "false tales of bravery"
  5. erroneous and usually accidental; "a false start"; "a false alarm"
  6. Not true
  7. (used especially of persons) not dependable in devotion or affection; unfaithful; "a false friend"; "when lovers prove untrue"
  8. arising from error; "a false assumption"; "a mistaken view of the situation"
  9. adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"
  10. inaccurate in pitch; "a false (or sour) note"; "her singing was off key"
  1. the act of giving a false appearance; "his conformity was only pretending"
  2. an artful or simulated semblance; "under the guise of friendship he betrayed them"
  3. a false or unsupportable quality
  4. imaginative intellectual play
  5. pretending with intention to deceive
  1. (often used in combination) not genuine but having the appearance of; "a pseudo esthete"; "pseudoclassic"
  2. not real
  3. a person who makes deceitful pretenses
  1. make a travesty of
  2. a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
  3. a comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations
Clue Database Last Updated: 15/10/2018 9:00am

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