Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Charade"

  • The meaning of "Charade" in various phrases and sentences

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    2. So playing charades is to play this game

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    2. Charade is a game you play where you have to explain something(noun, verb, place etc) without speaking and your friends have to guess the correct answer. If someone says," no more charades." They mean they don't want ambiguity(unclear/uncertainty) and want to get straight to the point. This is usually said to another person who isn't straight forward.

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    2. “Warm to” means to become more interested in or enthusiastic about (something). In this context, “charade” means a deception or pretense, originally an absurdly obvious one but now in general use. So, “warming to the charade” means that Kim is becoming more enthusiastic about the deception.

  • Example sentences using "Charade"

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    2. Also, Charades is the name of a game in which you act out (without speaking) things like books or film titles or the names of famous people or places, in order for others to guess. It's... probably not what you were asking about. =P

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    2. "You can drop the charade, we've been found out." "I can see right through your charade." "He acts really tough, but it's just a charade." "My wife gave up on her charade and left me for another man." A charade is a farce or a false portrayal of something.

  • Similar words to "Charade" and their differences

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    2. It depends on context, but in general 'illusion' implies tricking the senses of a person to believe the appearance of something is different, like a magic trick. Eg. 'The magician created an illusion of there being a rabbit in the hat' Even if it can be explained, like a magicians trick, it still has a mysterious or magical element to it. Charade loosely means a situation or event designed to hide the truth or lie to people. It also has a negative, scam-artist connotation to the word. Eg. 'He put an end to the charade when he proved the judge had been bribed' Masquerade was originally a type of party where all the attendees wore masks to hide their faces, and it now loosely means to hide ones identity or steal another's, eg. 'He was masquerading as a police officer by wearing the uniform'

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    2. A farce is a foolish show or mockery. A charade is pretending something is true when it is not. Example. "The justice system in many countries is a farce". They have trials but they are shows because guilt or innocence has already been decided.

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    2. In UK English it’s a bit different but in American English it’s “sher-aid”

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    2. In that kind of speech you want to reduce "going to" to "gonna". You've also pronounced "everyone" with the incorrect "r" sound.

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