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Synonyms and Antonyms of sham

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sham

synonym (synonym of sham)

similar (similar with sham)

  • adopted in order to deceive (adj.all)
    not genuine; imitating something superior (adj.all)
     

hypernym (sham IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a person who makes deceitful pretenses (noun.person)
    someone who leads you to believe something that is not true (noun.person)
     
  • make a pretence of (verb.creation)
    behave unnaturally or affectedly (verb.creation)
     
  • make believe with the intent to deceive (verb.communication)
    represent falsely (verb.communication)
     
  • something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be (noun.artifact)
    something copied or derived from an original (noun.artifact)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF sham relation)

  • a person who makes deceitful pretenses (noun.person)
    someone who pretends that famous people are his/her friends (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a contestant entered in a competition under false pretenses (noun.person)
     
  • make a pretence of (verb.creation)
    pretend to be somebody in the framework of a game or playful activity (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    deceive by a mock action (verb.creation)
     
  • make believe with the intent to deceive (verb.communication)
    to pretend to be dead (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    pretend to be knocked out, as of a boxer (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    articulate silently; form words with the lips only (verb.communication)
     
  • something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be (noun.artifact)
    a fake in the form of an imitation book; used to fill bookcases of people who wish to appear scholarly (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    something that seems impressive but in fact lacks substance (noun.artifact)
     

verb group (sham is verb group of ....)

  • make believe with the intent to deceive (verb.communication)
    represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like (verb.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from sham)

synonym similar hypernym hyponym verb group derivation fake postiche faker fraud assume feign counterfeit imitative imitation beguiler cheat belie misrepresent act fake book potemkin village name dropper ringer play possum make make believe pretend affect dissemble bull bullshit counterfeit fake

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