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synonyms for false colors

  • coloring
  • cover
  • disguise
  • exaggeration
  • fabrication
  • falsehood
  • front
  • hypocrisy
  • lie
  • mask
  • misstatement
  • pretense
  • semblance
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How to use false colors in a sentence

Mrs. Woodbury paints in oils and water-colors; the latter are genre scenes, and among them are several Dutch subjects.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
According to the general verdict, she was equally successful in oils and water-colors.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
But the sheer quantity of the inflated currency and false money forces prices higher still.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
The rest is done by cutting away two upper and four under-teeth, and substituting false ones at the desired angle.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
He was thrashed at school before the Jews and the hubshi, for the heinous crime of bringing home false reports of progress.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
I will not, therefore, say that the proposition that the value of everything equals the cost of production is false.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
But his servant runs after the man, and gets two talents of silver and some garments under false pretences.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
This misfortune gave another opportunity to his detractors, and again the Emperor lent his authority to their false accusations.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
She was not born to make money--especially by dodges and false politeness, out of idle, empty-noddled boarders.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The brilliant imaginative mind has woven it into romance, making its colors brighter still with the sunlight of inspired phantasy.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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WORDS RELATED TO FALSE COLORS

  • bluster
  • braggadocio
  • bragging
  • bravado
  • deception
  • delusion
  • facade
  • fake
  • false colors
  • false front
  • feint
  • fraud
  • front
  • humbug
  • jiving
  • lie
  • pretense
  • pretext
  • ruse
  • sham
  • show
  • snow
  • stall
  • subterfuge
  • trick
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