The definition of a simulation is a model or representative example of something.
Playful or fanciful pretense.
A specious allegation; a pretext:
A reason or excuse given to hide the real reason for something.
False appearance; pretense:
Something false or empty that is purported to be genuine:
A disguise or false outward show; a pretense:
The act of disguising, notably as a ploy
The act, art, or occupation of performing in plays, movies, etc.
The practice or use of tricks; deception by stratagem.
(Dated) A particular habit or manner; a peculiarity; a trait.
Subterfuge is defined as a plan or action to hide what you’re doing.
A studied or artificial manner or attitude, often assumed in an attempt to impress or deceive others.
Occasion is a special event or a specific time when something is possible or when something will happen.
The definition of fraud is something said or done in a dishonest way to trick people.
Fiction is defined as something that is not true.
A false statement; lie
Fake is defined as a knock-off, or someone or something that isn't what it appears to be.
The definition of fabrication is something that is false or not real.
(Informal) An inferior example:
The use of deceit.
A cover charge.
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.
A statement of something as a fact; an assertion of truth:
The definition of a mannerism is a habit, gesture or other speech or dress characteristic that someone does often.
A stratagem, trick, or artifice
A sly trick; deceitful artifice; stratagem
Mere empty show; pretense
A person who, while appearing to act out of self-interest, really acts on behalf of another
A formal or conventional act or requirement; ceremony or form, often without practical meaning
The behavior or character, or an act, of a sycophant; servile flattery
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
An equivocal statement or expression.
The act or an instance of evading.
An act or instance of professing; a declaration.
(Sports & Games) A championship:
A deceptive, superficial show; a façade:
A cover; disguise; a mask; a pretense.
The face; countenance
The public image; outward appearance.
Color of the face; esp., a healthy rosiness or a blush
The totality of all things possessing actuality, existence, or essence.
Something derived or copied from an original, often in an inferior way:
A dishonest act or statement.
Something asked for:
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