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Sentence count:107+5 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-12-01Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: facingveneeringSimilar words: pioneerengineerpioneeringengineeringdomineeringconveneeffectivenessneedMeaning: [və'nɪr /-'nɪə]  n. 1. coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood 2. an ornamental coating to a building. v. cover with veneer. 
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1 Money stripped off the veneer of good manners.
2 They have stripped the veneer of jingoism from the play, by showing war in its true horror.
3 For the first time her veneer of politeness began to crack.
4 His super-clean image gave a veneer of respectability to the new professional set-up.
5 He managed to acquire a thin veneer of knowledge to mask his real ignorance.
6 They're brutal people behind their civilized veneer.
7 They're brutal people behind their civilised veneer.
8 He broke away the veneer with a chisel.
9 The chest is solid oak, not veneer.
10 His veneer of politeness concealed a ruthless determination.
11 The wood was cut into large sheets of veneer.
12 Beneath his tissue-thin veneer of good manners,he was a very vulgar man.
13 A thin veneer of politeness hid Lady Bride's growing anger.
14 It is solid oak, not veneer.
15 By this he means acquiring a thin veneer of knowledge to mask his corruption.
16 A thin veneer of cork is bonded of a painted backing shows through in places to create a two-colour finish.
17 Had the ex-scumnik's laboriously acquired veneer rubbed away, though,( at the prospect of mayhem?
18 Finally, a pleasantly-grained veneer of dark ash has been used as a finish on the front and back of the headstock.
19 On the surface, the veneer of an open democratic debate; underneath, the potential of a pre-determined rubber stamp.
20 And yet, underneath that veneer of stoicism there lay a devious imp.
21 The wardrobe is made of chipboard with a pine veneer.
22 She adopted an upper-class accent to give herself a veneer of sophistication.
23 The furniture had been attractively finished in a walnut veneer.
24 She managed to hide her corrupt dealings under a veneer of respectability.
25 Ramsey went out of his years at school with a sense of contentment which in retrospect he knew to be a veneer.
26 The other elevations of the cathedral are also decorated with marble veneer, carving and mosaic.
27 The saloons had perforated plywood benches like the Milnes cars, maple veneer ceilings with lighting along the sides only.
28 So they have to find their way into the international financial system, where they can be given a veneer of legality.
29 Rich, well connected Vanessa exudes good breeding, but her passive veneer conceals a passionate nature.
30 I hope the unity will be more than a veneer by the end.
More similar words: pioneerengineerpioneeringengineeringdomineeringconveneeffectivenessneedkneekneeldeersheerpeerneedlecheersteernomineeknee-jerkcheer upcheerfulvolunteergenerenewenemysceneenergybenefitscenerybeneathgeneral
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