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  1. Produced by calculation
  2. Made or planned to accomplish a certain purpose; deliberate:
  3. Determined by mathematical calculation.
Pretended; simulated; sham
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  1. Pretended; simulated; sham
  2. (Now Rare) Fictitious; imagined
  3. Being a pretense, a counterfeit, or something false or fraudulent.
Made in resemblance of or as a substitute for another.
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  1. Made in resemblance of or as a substitute for another.
  2. Made to imitate something else; artificial
  3. Performed or staged in imitation of a real event or activity:
Something that deceives, as an illusion, or is meant to deceive, as a fraud
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  1. Something that deceives, as an illusion, or is meant to deceive, as a fraud
  2. A ruse; a trick.
  3. The use of deceit.
A contrivance or invention serving a particular purpose, especially a machine used to perform one or more relatively simple tasks.
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  1. A contrivance or invention serving a particular purpose, especially a machine used to perform one or more relatively simple tasks.
  2. Something used to gain an artistic effect
  3. A plan or scheme for accomplishing something:
A specified duty or responsibility:
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  1. A specified duty or responsibility:
  2. A specific piece of work to be done for a set fee:
  3. The object to be worked on:
An act intended to deceive or trick.
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  1. An act intended to deceive or trick.
  2. Something that has been established or accepted by fraudulent means.
  3. 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.
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  1. The use of ridicule, sarcasm, irony, etc. to expose, attack, or deride vices, follies, etc.
  2. The branch of literature constituting such works.
  3. A literary work in which human foolishness or vice is attacked through irony, derision, or wit.
A claim or assertion to a right, especially a false one:
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  1. A claim or assertion to a right, especially a false one:
  2. (Rare) Aim; intention
  3. A false appearance or action intended to deceive:
To fabricate:
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  1. To fabricate:
  2. (Obs.) To form; shape
  3. To represent falsely; pretend to:
To pretend to be what one is not
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  1. To pretend to be what one is not
  2. To put on the false appearance of; feign:
  3. To assume a false appearance or character; dissemble.
To deceive or swindle
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  1. To deceive or swindle
  2. To cheat or deceive or to practice trickery or deception.
(--- Archaic) To cause to feel embarrassment.
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  1. (--- Archaic) To cause to feel embarrassment.
  2. To fail to differentiate (one person or thing) from another:
  3. To cause to be unable to think with clarity or act with intelligence or understanding; bewilder or perplex.
Used in mild curses:
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  1. Used in mild curses:
  2. To make (something bad) worse:
  3. To cause to become confused or perplexed.
A loose outer garment, such as a cape.
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  1. A loose outer garment, such as a cape.
  2. Something that covers or conceals:
  3. A loose outer garment, usually sleeveless and extending to or below the knees
Vividness or variety in expression:
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  1. Vividness or variety in expression:
  2. The sensation produced by the effect of light waves striking the retina of the eye. The color of something depends mainly on which wavelengths of light it emits, reflects, or transmits.
  3. Color of the face; esp., a healthy rosiness or a blush
Characteristic aspect, tone, or style.
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  1. Characteristic aspect, tone, or style.
  2. The effect created by a particular use of color
  3. Appearance with regard to color.
Strategic protection given by armed units during hostile action:
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  1. Strategic protection given by armed units during hostile action:
  2. An activity or organization that is used to conceal an illegal or secret activity:
  3. A version of a song, esp. one that has become popular in a particular recording, as performed or recorded in imitation of the original or with a fresh interpretation
Appearance that misrepresents the true character of something:
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  1. Appearance that misrepresents the true character of something:
  2. A pretense or misrepresentation:
  3. Clothes or accessories worn to conceal one's true identity.
Disguise (deceptive appearance)
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Facial cosmetics:
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  1. Facial cosmetics:
  2. Value or standing in the eyes of others; prestige:
  3. A person's countenance:
Attitude or appearance, as of the face, indicating state of mind; external behavior when facing a problem, etc.
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  1. Attitude or appearance, as of the face, indicating state of mind; external behavior when facing a problem, etc.
  2. The forehead or face, especially of a bird or other animal.
  3. (Archit.) A face of a building; esp., the face with the principal entrance
A superficially or deceptively attractive appearance or good reputation:
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  1. A superficially or deceptively attractive appearance or good reputation:
  2. A brief explanatory note or translation of a difficult or technical expression usually inserted in the margin or between lines of a text or manuscript.
  3. A kind of paint that dries to a shiny finish.
Misleading appearance; cover, cloak.
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  1. Misleading appearance; cover, cloak.
  2. Customary way of speaking or acting; fashion, manner, practice (often used formerly in such phrases as "at his own guise"; that is, in his own fashion, to suit himself.)
  3. External appearance in manner or dress; appropriate indication or expression; garb; shape.
A usually rubber frame forming a watertight seal around the eyes and nose and containing a transparent covering for use in seeing underwater.
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  1. A usually rubber frame forming a watertight seal around the eyes and nose and containing a transparent covering for use in seeing underwater.
  2. A covering worn on the face to conceal one's identity, as:
  3. An area of contrasting color on the face and usually across the eyes of an animal.
An involved scheme; a charade.
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  1. An involved scheme; a charade.
  2. A ball or party at which masks and fancy costumes or disguises are worn
  3. A disguise or false outward show; a pretense:
A claim or assertion to a right, especially a false one:
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  1. A claim or assertion to a right, especially a false one:
  2. A false show of something
  3. A false or studied show; an affectation:
A cover-up; front
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  1. A cover-up; front
  2. A reason or excuse given to hide the real reason for something.
  3. A false reason or motive put forth to hide the real one; excuse
The barest trace; a modicum:
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  1. The barest trace; a modicum:
  2. A likeness, image, or representation
  3. Seeming; appearance; show; figure; form.
(Informal) An affair or undertaking:
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  1. (Informal) An affair or undertaking:
  2. A display; a manifestation:
  3. Display or outward appearance:
A length of protective netting worn over the face by beekeepers.
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  1. A length of protective netting worn over the face by beekeepers.
  2. A piece of light fabric hung to separate or conceal what is behind it; a curtain.
  3. 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 of the thin layers glued together to form plywood
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  1. Any of the thin layers glued together to form plywood
  2. A thin surface layer of fine wood or costly material laid over a base of common material
  3. A deceptive, superficial show; a façade:
Statements, actions, or display designed to make something seem better than it really is
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  1. Statements, actions, or display designed to make something seem better than it really is
  2. A means of improving appearances or creating a falsely favorable impression:
  3. (Idiomatic, uncountable) A means of creating a deceptively favourable impression of something or someone; something for appearance only.
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