Thesaurus / sham
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From that second on, I realized it was all a sham, that he was actually shy, funny, sentimental, a joy to be with.
JANE BIRKIN IS BACK WITH A NEW ALBUM, BUT HER PRESENCE IS EVERLASTINGJEFF WEISSMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Artiles allegedly instructed the sham candidate, who did not live in the Miami-area district, to use the address of a property in Palmetto Bay that Alex Rodriguez still owned, but no longer resided at, according to the affidavit.
The EPA has turned the entire process into “a sham,” said Lianne Sheppard, a professor of biostatistics and environmental health at the University of Washington.
THE EPA REFUSES TO REDUCE POLLUTANTS LINKED TO CORONAVIRUS DEATHSBY LISA SONG AND LYLLA YOUNESOCTOBER 21, 2020PROPUBLICA
Horn, who called the election a “sham,” won – guess it wasn’t a sham after all – and began his extraordinary political career.
POLITICS REPORT: THE ELECTION AFTER THE ELECTION IS UNDERWAYANDREW KEATTS AND SCOTT LEWISOCTOBER 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
That non-profit, as well as other shell entities, made sham payments to the defendants.
In order to conceal the sham payments, Bannon even created 1099 tax forms to pay Kolfage’s wife for “media work,” as well as to document unspecified payments for “social media.”
Part of that idea was sham bric-à-brac, the rest was carte blanche to Messrs. Spick and Span.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The camping-out at Streetly Wood has annually recurred since that date; the first sham fight took place June 20, 1877.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
If we nevertheless receive them, it is the effect of His bountiful goodness, and not the result of our sham prayer.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
It is full of deceit, sham, and pharisaism—an aggravated counterpart of the outside world.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
WORDS RELATED TO SHAM
- be deceitful
- be hypocritical
- claim falsely
- fake out
- lay claim
- let on
- make out
- pass off
- pass oneself off as
- put on
- put up a front
- shuck and jive
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