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Synonyms for sham

Synonyms for sham

a fraudulent imitation

a false, derisive, or impudent imitation of something

to behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of

to take on or give a false appearance of

Synonyms for sham

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Few days later, Sham uploaded a video of calling Pakistani content creators, Tiny YouTubers.
A walk around Sham Shui Po would be a great way to explore and experience the neighborhood.
Mr Vine said: "Many register offices refer few, if any, cases of suspected sham marriage to the Home Office, despite the fact that they have a statutory duty to do so.
He with all of education, science and literature, in the presence of elders, not done to create written works as "About not to write himself such says: I've never had the habit of writing; speak remain in me when I do not write every moment gives me on the other."(Shams Tabrizi, 1369: 18).
Family lawyers are now calling on Justice Minister Alan Shatter to make sham marriages illegal.
You'll never want to get out of bed once you rest your head on a pillow bearing one of these beautifully woven shams from Linens et Al and Versai.
It held that a transaction is a sham if the transaction has no nontax business purpose and lacks economic substance in the form of a potential profit.
The IRS contends that these policies were substantive shams, the sole purpose of which was to reduce A's tax liabilities.
What constitutes a "sham transaction" for tax purposes?
Before these trials, two captive-raised dolphins had ignored sham ink applications that left no visible marks.
Egyptians celebrate Sham El-Nessim at Orman Park- Egypt Today/Hazem Abdel-Samad CAIRO -- 9 April 2018: Thousands of Egyptians went on Monday to celebrate the Pharaonic festival of Sham El-Nessim that marks the beginning of spring in national parks and gardens.
On audit, the Department of Revenue (DOR) disallowed the deductions and assessed additional tax, because the (1) transfer and license back of the marks was a "sham" disallowed under the "sham-transaction doctrine," (2) royalty payments were not deductible, because the transactions had no valid business purpose and (3) transactions were not at "arm's-length."
In an ongoing study to determine whether injections of cells infected with inactivated SIV would make a good vaccine against SIV, they injected four of the monkeys with SIV-infected human cells and four others with a "sham" vaccine consisting only of uninfected human cells.
Bulgarian orthodox Easter Eggs - via Wikimedia Commons CAIRO -- 9 April 2018: Sham el Nessim is an old spring festival celebrated by the Egyptians since 2,700 BC (the third dynasty of the Old Kingdom).
by Times News Service Temperatures in Jabal Shams ranged between 20 and 28 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, compared to 30 to 36 degrees Celsius in Wilayat Muscat and 32 to 48 degrees Celsius in Wilayat Ibri.