Charade and Play


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Charade noun – A display of emotion or behavior that is insincere or intended to deceive.
Play and charade are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Play" instead a noun "Charade".
Synonyms for Charade


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Play noun – Activity engaged in to amuse oneself.
Charade and play are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Charade" instead a noun "Play".
Nearby Words: played, playful, player, playfulness, playing
Synonyms for Play

How words are described

normal normal charade normal play
entire entire charade entire play
little little charade little play

Both words in one sentence

  • A variant is when one character claims this on behalf of another female character, who is then forced to play along or expose the charade.
  • Time Travel Tense Trouble She still had problems to play this charade in front of everyone, and it seemed to only grow harder.
  • Aware that they're both going to be executed regardless, and knowing that loyalists are fighting the mutineers, Romo urges Adama to play along with the charade to stall for time.
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