Veneer

Meaning: A thin decorative covering of fine wood applied to a coarser wood or other material.

An attractive appearance that covers or disguises someone or something’s true nature or feelings.

Synonyms: Facade, false front, appearance, disguise, masquerade, pretense, camouflage, window dressing, surface, lamination, overlay, cladding, semblance.

In Hindi: परत लगाना, दिखावा, चमक-दमक, तहदार लकड़ी का पत्तर.

Use: While the actress showed the photographers her warm veneer, she was actually fuming inside.

 

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