Something untrue; a lie.
Assuming an appearance which is feigned, or not true.
Counterfeit is defined as an imitation or forgery.
A protective covering for the face or head, as a wire screen [fencer's mask] or respirator [gas mask]
The definition of a cloak is a long loose fitting piece of clothing worn over other clothes, sometimes with a hood and loose fitting arm holes.
Disguise is defined as a costume that hides your identity.
A statement that twists fact; a misrepresentation.
Restraint in artistic expression.
A picture or imitation of a person, literary style, etc. in which certain features or mannerisms are exaggerated for satirical effect
A literary or musical work imitating the characteristic style of some other work or of a writer or composer in a satirical or humorous way, usually by applying it to an inappropriate subject
(Music) A composition marked by freedom and diversity of form, often with burlesque elements and satirical or parodic intent.
In Aristotelianism, artistic portrayal not as literal copying but as representation of the essential nature of something
A mistaken thought, idea, or notion; a misunderstanding:
A failure to understand; mistake of meaning or intention
The illegal misuse of money or property in lawful keeping.
(UK, law) An error of law within a judgement committed by a judge or judges of a lower court, particularly as found by an appeals court
Sincerity; fairness; straightforwardness
Something that deceives, as an illusion, or is meant to deceive, as a fraud
The definition of a lie is a false statement.
The definition of a pretense is a false impression, a false claim or an attempt to make a falsehood appear true.
An absurd or highly improbable tale passed off as being true.
A false statement; lie
(Uncountable) The characteristic of being untrue.
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Lack of veracity; untruthfulness.
Proper alignment or adjustment:
A small or trivial lie
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