Part of speech:
Determined by mathematical calculation.
Not real; pretended:
A substance used to color something.
To set on a horse:
Something that deceives, as an illusion, or is meant to deceive, as a fraud
A thing devised; plan; scheme, esp. a sly or underhanded scheme; trick
A job is a specific illegal task.
To make (something bad) worse:
Anything or anyone not genuine; fraud; counterfeit
(Music) A cover version.
A trick or fraud, esp. one meant as a practical joke
The use of ridicule, sarcasm, irony, etc. to expose, attack, or deride vices, follies, etc.
The definition of a pretense is a false impression, a false claim or an attempt to make a falsehood appear true.
To feign is defined as to make up a story or act in a way that you don't feel.
To assume the manner and character of; to imitate; to ape; to feign.
Reputed or alleged
An amusing story.
(Archaic) To catch by guile; ensnare.
A blanket-like covering, often metaphorical.
The system of color television.
The definition of disguise is something that hides the truth.
A deceptive outward appearance
A deceptive outward appearance
A kind of paint that dries to a shiny finish.
A sculptured or molded likeness of the face
The definition of a masquerade is a fancy costume party where the guests wear masks, or to live or act in a false way.
A false reason or motive put forth to hide the real one; excuse
A likeness, image, or representation
A display; a manifestation:
A piece of light fabric, as of net or gauze, worn, esp. by women, over the face or head or draped from a hat to conceal, protect, or enhance the face
Any attractive but superficial appearance or display
To urge or force to an action:
Taken for granted; supposed:
Uttering falsehood; dishonest or deceitful.
Concocted or fabricated, especially in order to deceive or mislead; make up:
(Animation, from "anticipation") A pose, often exaggerated, in anticipation of an action; for example, a brief squat before jumping
The definition of a trick is a prank or a joke.
(Slang) An illegal plot or enterprise, especially one involving theft.
The definition of fraud is something said or done in a dishonest way to trick people.
The act of duping or the condition of having been duped.
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
A written attack ridiculing a person, group, or institution.
A person or thing receiving or deserving ridicule
A variety show characterized by broad ribald comedy, dancing, and striptease.
The definition of a charade is an act or a pretense put on to make something appear different than what it is or a word or phrase that is acted out.
To obtain a profit or advantage; benefit:
Eye dialect spelling of don't.
The definition of assume is to formulate or verbalize an idea for which there is no evidence.
To deceive or cheat.
To attack with abusive language; vituperate:
To toy, tinker, or mess:
To take in is to observe, absorb or learn something.
fool or hoax
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