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sham

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Life is the farce which everyone has to perform.
Arthur Rimbaud
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Noun

Singular
sham

Plural
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  1. A fake; an imitation that purports to be genuine.
    The time-share deal was a sham.
  2. Trickery, hoaxing.
    A con-man must be skilled in the arts of sham and deceit.
  3. A decorative cover for a pillow.

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Verb

Infinitive
to sham

Third person singular
sham

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
m

to sham (third-person singular simple present sham, present participle m, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. To deceive, cheat, lie.
    You were shammed by the pool shark.

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