Today’s word of the day is ‘Faux.‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Faux [ foh ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
3. Not genuine
4. Fake or false
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi- Ashuddh
2. Spanish – Falsa (feminine) and also (masculine)
3. French – Faux
4. Mandarin – Jiǎ de
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. Your Grace saved me a faux pas there, for Montaiglon is not what I fancied at all.
2. He gifted his wife a rope of faux pearls.
3. Their faux concern for the well-being of the voters didn’t fool many.
4. The teacher recognized the students’ faux stories.
5. “I do not wish to be friends with faux people like you,” Harry said before storming out.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
Ersatz, fake, false, imitation, imitative, unreal, counterfeit, fabricated, factitious, spurious, substitute, affected, contrived, feigned, insincere, plastic, synthetic, unnatural, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
Authentic, genuine, real, natural, sincere, etc.
I’m not really much of an actor, so when I started on ‘The Daily Show,’ I was just trying to adopt the faux authority of a newsperson. Having a British accent definitely gave me a sonic leg up on that because there is a faux authority to the British accent in and of itself.
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— The Sun (@TheSun) November 25, 2020
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