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Definitions of sham:
  • noun:   something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
  • noun:   a person who makes deceitful pretenses
  • verb:   make believe with the intent to deceive
    Example: "He shammed a headache"
  • verb:   make a pretence of
  • adjective:   adopted in order to deceive
    Example: "Sham modesty"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #32860)

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