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as in facade
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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as in exterior
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.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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