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charade
used in Babbitt

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Definition
a situation in which people act as though something is true that is not
  • From his memory of high-school pleasures back in Catawba he suggested the nicest games: Going to Boston, and charades with stew-pans for helmets, and word-games in which you were an Adjective or a Quality.
    Chapter 18 (29% in)

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