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hoaxes

noun
plural of hoax

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an imitation that is passed off as genuine
  • the skeleton of the purported ancient hominid turned out to be a hoax

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hoaxes

verb
present tense third-person singular of hoax

Synonyms & Antonyms of hoaxes (Entry 2 of 2)

to cause to believe what is untrue
  • a skilled forger who hoaxed the art world into believing that the paintings were long-lost Vermeers

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“Hoaxes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hoaxes. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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