put a false appearance on

put a false appearance on
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  • put a false appearance upon — index disguise Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • false show — Synonyms and related words: Prospero, acting, affectation, affectedness, airiness, airs, airs and graces, appearance, artificiality, attitudinizing, bluff, bluffing, cheating, color, coloring, deception, delusion, delusiveness, disguise,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • put on — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To pretend] Syn. feign, sham, make believe; see pretend 1 . 2. [*To deceive] Syn. trick, confuse, confound; see deceive . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To put (an article of clothing) on one s person: assume, don, get on …   English dictionary for students

  • appearance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Outward look Nouns 1. (what is seen) sight, show, scene, view; outlook, prospect, vista, angle, perspective, bird s eye view; scenery, landscape, picture, tableau; display, setting, mise en scène. See… …   English dictionary for students

  • False Decretals — • A name given to certain apocryphal papal letters contained in a collection of canon laws composed about the middle of the ninth century by an author who uses the pseudonym of Isidore Mercator, in the opening preface to the collection Catholic… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • False prophet — In religion, the term false prophet is a label given to a person who is viewed as illegitimately claiming charismatic authority within a religious group. The individual may be seen as one who falsely claims the gift of prophecy, or who uses that… …   Wikipedia

  • False document — A false document is a literary technique employed to create verisimilitude in a work of fiction. By inventing and inserting documents that appear to be factual, an author tries to create a sense of authenticity beyond the normal and expected… …   Wikipedia

  • false front — Synonyms and related words: acting, affectation, affectedness, airs, airs and graces, anteriority, appearance, artificiality, attitudinizing, blazon, bluff, bluffing, bold front, brave face, brave front, bravura, brilliancy, camouflage, cheating …   Moby Thesaurus

  • put-on — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. feigned, simulated, calculated; see pretended . n. 1. [A trick] Syn. deception, device, job*; see trick 1 . 2. [A joke] Syn. hoax, satire, pretense; see fake , joke 1 , 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Slang. A… …   English dictionary for students

  • false colors — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A deceptive outward appearance: cloak, color, coloring, cover, disguise, disguisement, façade, face, front, gloss, guise, mask, masquerade, pretense, pretext, semblance, show, veil, veneer, window dressing. Slang: put… …   English dictionary for students

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