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noun as in make believe

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As has always been the case, the tricky geometry of hands and ears are good places to look for signs of fakery—although in this medium we are looking at the spatial geometry rather than the tells of impossible lighting.

The campers had all likely encountered AI-based fakery before.

Meanwhile, Kleeman’s depictions of WAT-R and the slick world of showbiz evoke familiar worries about authenticity and fakery and the ways we’re warping nature beyond recognition.

A growing awareness of deepfakes has also primed people to scrutinize the media they see more carefully, says Toler, as evidenced by how quickly people caught on to the fakery of the Amazon accounts.

If you ask agency employees about the industry fakery they’ll also tell you they’re fed up with it.

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At various points in her career, she was busted for fakery and for plagiarism.

The Swami was an obvious phony of the baldest fakery, yet he had something.

Three years of this fakery is enough to try the soul of a saint.

It is a terrible thing to have spent years perfecting the art of fakery, and then to realize you needn't have faked at all.

As it was, Jenny Harper was first a symbol of the fakery he intended to destroy, and after that a woman.

And there was no fakery about the warmth from the thing over his chest.


On this page you'll find 167 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fakery, such as: cover-up, deceit, deception, dishonesty, distortion, and fabrication.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.