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being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials
  • even the celebrity interior designer was fooled by the faux marble

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The first known use of faux was in 1682

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“Faux.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/faux. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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