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semblance

noun

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1 a display of emotion or behavior that is insincere or intended to deceive
  • tried to project some semblance of confidence even though public speaking terrified her

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2 outward and often deceptive indication
  • a used-car dealer with only a semblance of honesty

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The first known use of semblance was in the 14th century

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“Semblance.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/semblance. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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