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veneer

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of veneer

  1. 1 a deceptively attractive external appearance <the veneer of civility that the neighbors had maintained over the years disappeared with the filing of the first lawsuit> Synonyms facade (also façade), gloss, window dressingRelated Words cotton candy, fluff, tinsel; fig leaf; charade, front, guise, masquerade, pose, semblance, show

  2. 2 an outer part or layer <the top and sides of the desk are overlaid with cherry veneers, while the interior wood is white pine> Synonyms face, outside, shell, skin, surface, exteriorRelated Words facade (also façade), front, top; cover, covering, facing; appearance, disguise, guise, mask, semblance, showAntonyms inside, interior




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