fakery

[fey-kuh-ree]
noun, plural fakeries.
the practice or result of faking.

Origin:
1885–90; fake1 + -ery

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fake1 (feɪk)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to cause (something inferior or not genuine) to appear more valuable, desirable, or real by fraud or pretence
2.  to pretend to have (an illness, emotion, etc): to fake a headache
3.  to improvise (music, stage dialogue, etc)
 
n
4.  an object, person, or act that is not genuine; sham, counterfeit, or forgery
 
adj
5.  not genuine; spurious
 
[originally (C18) thieves' slang to mug or do someone; probably via Polari from Italian facciare to make or do]
 
'faker1
 
n
 
'fakery1
 
n

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Example sentences
Fraud, fakery, or larceny is what ordinary people would call it.
But in this case, a bit of thought would show that conclusion to be unlikely,
  even within the confined realm of art fakery.
Perhaps, in a world of olfactory fakery, this is one tip for the wise.
And it's not paper cutouts or digital fakery, but a real image.
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