Sham

Sham [ sham ]
 noun, verb, adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. (n.) something false that is alleged to be genuine
2. (n.) a person who feigns illness or pretends
3. (n.) a cover up or giving a false outward appearance
4. (adj.) feigned or pretended
5. (v.) to pretend or put on false appearances
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The investigation was a sham as the detectives were not keen on catching the culprit.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 A man jailed for arranging sham marriages in Northern Ireland has launched a legal bid to avoid deportation to Nigeria.

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