Sham



noun
1.
something that is not what it purports to be; a spurious imitation; fraud or hoax.
2.
a person who shams; shammer.
3.
a cover or the like for giving a thing a different outward appearance:
a pillow sham.
adjective
4.
pretended; counterfeit; feigned:
sham attacks; a sham Gothic façade.
5.
designed, made, or used as a sham.
verb (used with object), shammed, shamming.
6.
to produce an imitation of.
7.
to assume the appearance of; pretend to have:
to sham illness.
verb (used without object), shammed, shamming.
8.
to make a false show of something; pretend.
noun
1.
anything that is not what it purports or appears to be
2.
something false, fake, or fictitious that purports to be genuine
3.
a person who pretends to be something other than he is
adjective
4.
counterfeit or false; simulated
verb shams, shamming, shammed
5.
to falsely assume the appearance of (something); counterfeit: to sham illness

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