Saturday, March 3, 2012

WORD OF THE DAY! 3/3/12

sham [sham]
noun
1. something that is not what it purports to be; a spurious imitation; fraud or hoax.
2. a person who shames.
3.  a cover or the like for giving a thing a different outward appearance: a pillow sham.

adjective
4.  pretended; counterfeit; feigned.
5.  designed, made, or used as a sham.
verb [used with object]
6.  to produce an imitation of.
7. to assume the appearance of; pretend to have.

verb [used without object]
8. to make a false show of something; pretend.
EX. I suppose the clever bouncer saw through the weak sham of the Charmander's foil Charizard card.
 

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