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- Definition of the noun sham
- Definition of the adjective sham
- Definition of the verb sham
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Definition of the noun sham
What does sham mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: shams
- something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonyms of sham: fake / postiche
- more generic word: imitation = something copied or derived from an original
- more specific terms:
- a person who makes deceitful pretenses
- lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
- synonyms of sham: fake / faker / fraud / imposter / impostor / pretender / pseud / pseudo / role player / shammer
- more generic words: beguiler / cheat / cheater / deceiver / slicker / trickster = someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
- more specific terms:
Alternative definition of the noun sham
- A fake; an imitation that purports to be genuine.
- antonym: genuine
- Trickery, hoaxing.
- antonym: sincere
- A decorative cover for a pillow.
- antonym: real
Definition of the adjective sham
What does sham mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: shammer |
- adopted in order to deceive
Definition of the verb sham
What does sham mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: shammed, shamming
- make a pretence of
- lexical domain: Creation - verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
- synonyms of sham: assume / feign / simulate
- more generic words: act / dissemble / pretend = behave unnaturally or affectedly
- more specific words:
- make believe with the intent to deceive
- lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
- synonyms of sham: affect / dissemble / feign / pretend
- more generic words: belie / misrepresent = represent falsely
- more specific terms:
Alternative definition of the verb sham
- To deceive, cheat, lie.
"Sham" is a 1921 American silent romantic drama film produced by the Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is based on a 1909 Broadway play written by Elmer Harris and Geraldine Bonner which starred actress Henrietta Crosman. This silent film version was directed by Thomas Heffron and starred Ethel Clayton in the Crosman role with Theodore Roberts, Clyde Fillmore and Sylvia Ashton. This silent film appears to be lost.
- country: United States of America
- producers: Adolph Zukor & Jesse L. Lasky
- cinematography by Charles Schoenbaum
- genres: Romance Film, Drama
- released on (93 years ago)
- Sham is a fictional character from the 1998 film Sham Ghansham.
- Sham is a fictional character from the film Evolusi KL Drift.
Who is Sham?
Sham a.k.a. Shyam is an actor.
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Phrases with Sham
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by W. Edward Craighead, Charles B. Nemeroff
LlCHTENSTON SHAM RAGE There has been much research in the area of "sham rage." which has been characterized as an affective and pathological aggressive state fHeihnan. Bowers. & Valenstein. l993l. Unfortunately. attempts to ...
A new spelling, pronouncing, and explanatory dictionary of the English language ... With an appendix, containing an account of the heathen gods and goddesses, ancient heroes, etc (1810)
by William SCOTT (Teacher of Elocution.)
[pretence Sham', s. sham', an imposture, delusion,
by Irving B. Weiner, W. Edward Craighead
This particular set of physiological and behavioral manifestations was termed sham rage by Cannon and Britton (1925), as it occurred without the cognitive influence or inhibitory control of the cerebral cortex. In the years that followed the ...
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- Sham Meaning
Video shows what sham means. Intended to deceive; false.. counterfeit; unreal. sham pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition by Wiktionary dictionary. sham ...
- GURU SHAM: The most versatile word in the English Language...
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Quotes about Sham
What, to the American slave, is your Fourth of July I answer A day that reveals to him, more than all other days of the year, the gross injustices and cruelty to which he is the constant victim. To him your celebration is a sham. (Frederick Douglass)
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Scrabble value of S1H4A1M3
The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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