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Her voice, in essence, sounds like a put-on version of a particularly technical rapper from the American South.

The first thing to know about King's personality is that it isn't a put-on for Fox News.

This was evidently no put-on apology for the occasion, and Wyndham, as he spoke, looked as penitent as his words.

It draws a share of the benefit, as it does the sympathy of those who are attracted by that well-put-on, appealing look.

And since her niece had come to live with her, this put-on sternness had increased.

"Some have, I believe," Anthony returned, with his well-put-on air of indifference.

"She's only china, and her hair's a put-on wig," said Agatha, with tears in her eyes.


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On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to put-on, such as: show, color, cover, disguise, exterior, and fake.

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