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veneer

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a deceptively attractive external appearance
  • the veneer of civility that the neighbors had maintained over the years disappeared with the filing of the first lawsuit

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2 an outer part or layer
  • the top and sides of the desk are overlaid with cherry veneers, while the interior wood is white pine

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veneer

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of veneer (Entry 2 of 2)

as in finish, face

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The first known use of veneer was in 1702

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“Veneer.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/veneer. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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