Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: sham
Function: adjective
Text: 1 being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials <a sofa upholstered in sham leather> -- see IMITATION
2 being such in appearance only and made or manufactured with the intention of committing fraud <street vendors selling sham pearl necklaces to gullible tourists> -- see COUNTERFEIT
3 lacking in natural or spontaneous quality <the sham friendliness of a salesman trying to sell you something> -- see ARTIFICIAL 1