False and Sham

False

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False adjective – Being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials.
Usage example: George Washington's false teeth were not made of wood but of elephant ivory and cow's teeth

Sham is a synonym for false in fake topic. In some cases you can use "Sham" instead the word "False" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like quality, artificial, true, wrong. popular alternative
Nearby Words: falsify, falsehood, falsity, falseness, falsification
Synonyms for False

Sham

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Sham adjective – Being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials.
Usage example: a sofa upholstered in sham leather

False is a synonym for sham in characteristic topic. You can use "False" instead an adjective "Sham", if it concerns topics such as quality, artificial, fake, true. popular alternative
Nearby Word: shame
Synonyms for Sham

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  • In the commentary for Week Seven, Mark Waid points out that not even Booster Gold would be so stupid as to pay a sham-villain by check when he is staging false heroics to increase his fame, and he says people should keep reading and have some faith to see the payoff.
    Source: Lying Creator
  • Clark Kenting Count Olaf (played by Jim Carrey) in the film version of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events disguises himself as a scientist named Stephano (false mustache and a shaved eyebrow) and a sea captain called Captain Sham (wooden leg, and a beard).
    Source: Clark Kenting
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