To feign is defined as to make up a story or act in a way that you don't feel.
To have or take on the external appearance of; look or act like
To conceal under a false appearance; disguise
The definition of affect means to produce a change in something.
To trick is defined as to make an illusion, or to play a joke or prank.
Travesty is defined as to ridicule or make a parody of something.
Substitute means to use something instead of the originally needed item or to have a person do something for another.
In a false or insincere manner
(Nautical) To coil (a rope, line, or hawser), by winding alternately in opposite directions, in layers usually of zigzag or figure of eight form, to prevent twisting when running out.
(Archaic) To be false to; betray
To copy or imitate something without the right to do so and with the intent to deceive or defraud by representing the copy or imitation to be the original or to be genuine if no original ever existed (such as passing off a painting as a particular work by Claude Monet when, in fact, Monet never painted such a piece of art).
(Radio) To receive a transmission successfully.
To deprive of or destroy the effect of through error or ignorance
To try to mislead opponents in a card game by heavy betting on a poor hand or by little or no betting on a good one.
To pose is to act as a threat or a potential problem.
To serve or function as a substitute for another:
Find another word for shamming. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for shamming, like: feigning, assuming, simulating, dissembling, affecting, pretending, tricking, travestying, substituting, mocking and imitating.