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put-ons

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1 a display of emotion or behavior that is insincere or intended to deceive
  • my bravery was all a put-on—I was scared out of my wits

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2 a work that imitates and exaggerates another work for comic effect
  • for a moment, I couldn't tell if the commercial was serious or a deadpan put-on of ads by other insurance companies

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put one's finger on

put-ons

put out

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“Put-ons.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/put-ons. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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