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the face or front of a building

a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant

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910MY teeth are painted nicotine-stained yellow and I"m given a large false front tooth.
build a false front Wednesday in Cottage Grove in preparation for Bohemia Mining Days.
But while picking at the card slot, Miss Costelloe discovered a false front had been placed over the original, with two metal probes inserted inside the machine to catch inserted cards .
What distresses me in this otherwise thoughtful article is that once again the real cause that inspires this practice of attitude-assertion remains cunningly concealed behind a false front.
With this second reference to lynching in the novel, Morrison demonstrates again what a false front lynching is because the almost-lynched Blue, Cholly's father-figure, is the antithesis of the stereotype of black brute/buck upon which the justification for lynching relied.
In fact, Smithy just wanted his two false front teeth which Ronnie kept in his pocket, wrapped in a bandage
Sheathed in weathered boards, false front on all four sides, the red house rides a saddle of eroded ground and looks as if it might wash down in winter rains.
Various high-profile stars have lobbied Congress and the American people to hide the destruction of babies, in their embryonic form of development, behind a false front of medicinal gain," Brown said in statement.
Most sink cabinets have a false front above the doors.
Newspapers in both Washingtons - the state and the nation's capital - were the victims recently of false front pages surreptitiously placed over single copies in newsboxes.
Though some critics have noted that with Black Rain he has reconciled his frontal assault style with the restraint of Yasujiro Ozu, it might be just as fair to say that Imamura uses the Ozu style as a false front, like the characters' pretense of normality.
We make no pretence or present a false front about our strengths and weaknesses.
You're tired and irritable and putting on a false front is proving exhausting.
The special cover, which was the false front page for the June 12, 2013 edition, tweaked the 'Pugad Lawin' incident with Andres Bonifacio holding his gulok on his right hand and a copy of Inquirer Libre on his left.
Speaking to reporters after his meeting with Sonia Gandhi, Badruddin said that the violence was only a false front to rid the area of non-Bodos.