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Synonyms for charade

Synonyms for charade

the presentation of something false as true

Synonyms for charade

a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

a word acted out in an episode of the game of charades

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Its makers claim the Charade can return almost 60 mpg on a combined run and even around town you should get 47 mpg.
However, the Charade rides with an assurance that belies its size.
0-litre petrol engine Charade has received high praise from press and public alike.
However,it is unlikely the Charade will be bought for its long distance ability.
It may have been this particular Charade but it had a very obstructive gate and at times I found it difficult to get it into first gear.
Scott, Jon and Gos all failed in the challenge in which the group were given six minutes to play a game of high-speed charades.
That makes the new Charade Britain's most economical petrol engined four seater, and it is also "best in class" for one-litre cars with a top speed of almost 100mph and a 0 to 60 time of a shade under 12 seconds.
For example the new Daihatsu Charade, which went on sale a couple of weeks ago, has a onelitre, three-cylinder engine which is claimed as the world's most efficient for its size.
It was like this big charade, and I was the Howard Beale character [from Network], who had to say, "I'm gonna take it anymore.
But the muscular responses of the rest of the dancers are slack, their tango posturing a charade.
According to the Bloomberg article, Michael Greenberger, Director of the University of Maryland's Center for Health and Homeland Security in Baltimore said, "The idea that there is no security in cargo holds while there is a charade of carefully screening airline passengers is a slap in the face to the airline passenger.
In a charade a word (or phrase) is broken down into a sequence of consecutive non-overlapping parts, and each part is clued separately.
A pessimist would say it's an expensive charade - a pricey way to pretend City Hall wants to stop dumping in the Valley, when really it has no such intention.
To be fair, I stand at 6' 3" tall so I'm not exactly the type of customer the car manufacturer is aiming for with the Charade.