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bogus

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1 being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials
  • for that price, you're only going to get furniture covered in bogus leather and not the real stuff

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2 being such in appearance only and made or manufactured with the intention of committing fraud
  • the "designer" watches sold on the street are usually bogus

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The first known use of bogus was in 1825

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“Bogus.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bogus. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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