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veneer

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of veneer

  1. 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 Synonyms of veneer facade (also façade), gloss, window dressingWords Related to veneer cotton candy, fluff, tinsel; fig leaf; charade, front, guise, masquerade, pose, semblance, show

  2. 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 Synonyms of veneer face, outside, shell, skin, surface, exteriorWords Related to veneer facade (also façade), front, top; cover, covering, facing; appearance, disguise, guise, mask, semblance, showAntonyms of veneer inside, interior



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