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[fey-kuh-ree] /ˈfeɪ kə ri/
noun, plural fakeries.
the practice or result of faking.
1885-90; fake1 + -ery Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • 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.
  • fakery-for-fun-and-profit is all that you can conclusively prove--so far.
  • 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.
  • However, whether in grief or fakery, they were still lying.
  • As a character she may be more patchwork fakery, made up of bits of celluloid, than a dimensional character.
  • There is a bit, but not too much of the usual rah-rah and fakery of war films in this show.
  • The point of the exhibition was to reveal the fine line between genius and imitation, authenticity and fakery.
  • The charges of fakery surrounding the age of bronze continued.

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