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sham

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  • adjartificial, counterfeit
  • nounhoax, trick
  • verbtrick; pull a hoax
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Synonyms for sham

adj artificial, counterfeit
  • bogus
  • fictitious
  • fraudulent
  • phony
  • adulterated
  • affected
  • assumed
  • dummy
  • ersatz
  • fake
  • feigned
  • forged
  • imitation
  • lying
  • make-believe
  • misleading
  • mock
  • plaster
  • pretend
  • pretended
  • pseudo
  • simulated
  • substitute
  • synthetic
  • false
  • so-called
  • spurious
  • untrue

Antonyms for sham

  • authentic
  • genuine
  • real
  • sincere
  • honest
  • natural
  • true
  • truthful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to sham

act

noun. pretended behavior

affect

verb. pretend, imitate

affectation

noun. pretended behavior to make an impression

affected

adjective. changed in a bad or artificial way

affects

verb. pretend, imitate

artificial

adjective. fake; imitation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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