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Synonyms for facade

the face or front of a building

a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant

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Thirty miles south on Interstate 5, the 45th annual Bohemia Mining Days celebration will use White's false fronts for the first time when its activities begin this afternoon in Coiner Park.
But police fear many people may have fallen victim to the thieves who fitted the false front on to the cash dispenser at Sainsbury's supermarket on Goods Lane, off Railway Street in Dewsbury.
Detectives said the four cloned the debit cards of at least 250 unsuspecting people after installing false fronts on cashpoint machines and using mini cameras to film personal identification numbers being entered.
The gang then later removed the false front, downloaded the data onto a clear plastic card and helped themselves to innocent shoppers' money.
A false front placed in the dispenser output area of an ATM can prevent currency from being removed.
The impressive false front of The Palace of The Winds conceals a disappointing palace behind.
She admits that "I force my family to serve as the same kind of false front I was raised to be for my father.
Years of drug and alcohol abuse had also left her with a weak heart and liver, a hole in her nose, and eleven false front teeth, the Sun reported.
A judge was told a cordless drill, spray paint, a Stanley knife and glue, possibly for use to put a false front on to a bank machine, was seized after two Romanian suspects were stopped at a vehicle checkpoint.
As someone who is hopeless at putting on a false front (in spite of a much practice), I can reveal that when my wife and I were in a Bala gifte shoppe, I was taken with a fit of sneezing.
He tried to do a little bump-and-run with Rescue club but left it short, and the ball rolled back down the green's false front and came to rest just a few feet to the left of where he had been standing.
Front hole locations are guarded by a steep false front and a deep bunker to the right.
Two Romanians involved in a scam to clone credit cards by fitting a false front to a bank cash machine in south Warwickshire have been jailed for three years.
As was the case in the Aberdeen con, the reader is often built in to an authentic-looking false front.
It worked by a false front being attached to a cashpoint machine while the conmen wait nearby for a victim.