loyalty, inconstancy, recreancy, dereliction; breach of trust, dishonesty, fraudulence, double-dealing, perfidy; betrayal, treachery, traitorousness, treason.
2. doubt, skepticism, incredulity, uncertainty, dubiety, dubiosity; mistrust, distrust, suspicion, unbelief, freethinking, Pyrrhonism; irreligion, impiety, blasphemy; agnosticism, atheism.
fake, v. 1. counterfeit, invent, forge, fabricate, manufacture, Brit, coin; concoct, hatch, create, make up; lie, fib, tell a lie or fib or story.
2. falsify, alter, modify; whitewash, disguise, color, paint a rosy picture, doctor up, gloss or varnish over.
3. pretend, feign, sham, malinger, dissemble, act, make believe, play the role of; affect, put on, assume, take on; (all fraudulently) simulate, imitate, copy, duplicate, mimic, ape. -n. 4. counterfeit, two-dollar bill, wooden nickle, brummagem; fraud, imposture, imposition, hoax, artifice, ruse, delusion.
5. faker, imposter, deceiver, mountebank, charlatan, quack, empiric, Inf. phony, Australian, bunyip; feigner, pretender, malingerer, imitator; falsifier, counterfeiter, copier, plagiarist.
6. fabrication, fiction, contrivance, concoction, Inf. story; falsehood, lie, white lie, fib, untruth, half truth. -adj. 7. counterfeit, fraudulent, imitation, not genuine, Inf. phony; bogus, spurious, supposititious, pinchbeck, bastardly, Australian, bunyip.
8. false, unreal, insincere, mock, ersatz, synthetic, plastic, Sl. hokey; artificial, factitious, contrived, fictitious; assumed, put-on, pseudo; specious, meretricious, theatrical; pretended, feigned, simulated, make-believe, sham, flash.
fakir, n. mendicant monk, dervish, religious ascetic, holy beggar.
falderal, n. 1. nonsense, gibberish, Jabberwocky, babble, babbling, babblement, Fr. bavardage; twaddle, twaddling, Both Brit, twattle, twattling; blather, blathering, drivel, driveling, drool, drooling; jargon, Sl. jive, Greek, Chiefly Southern U.S. Choctaw; hocus-pocus, mumbo-jumbo, abracadabra, open-sesame, fiddle-de-dee; moonshine, gobbledegook, humbug, foam, froth, bunkum or buncombe, Sl. bunk, U.S. Sl. blah; flummery, Inf. hokum, Sl. applesauce, Sl. eyewash; rubbish, Sl. tripe, refuse, Dial. culch, chaff, trash, Inf. truck, trumpery; tommyrot, Inf. rot, Sl. garbage, Sl. crap, Sl. crock, Sl. bull; balderdash, hogwash, swill, Sl. horsefeathers; stuff, stuff and nonsense, Inf bosh, Brit. Inf gammon, Brit. Sl. tosh; fudge, foolishness, folly, rigmarole or riga-marole, amphigory; footle, Inf. malarkey, Sl. bushwa, Sl. baloney, Sl. bilge or bilge water, Sl. meshugaas, Scot. and North Eng. haver; poppycock, Inf. fiddle-faddle, Inf. piffle, Inf. hooey, Inf. kibosh, Inf. flapdoodle; idle talk, Inf. gab, Sl. gas, Sl. hot air; jabber, prate, patter, gabble; clack, clatter, rattling, Sl. run-ningoff or on at the mouth; chatter, prattle, chipper-ing, cackle; chit-chat, chitter-chatter, small talk, Anglo-Indian, bukh.
2. trifle, trinket, gewgaw, bagatelle, kickshaw; gim-crack, whim-wham, knickknack; bauble, small ornament, charm, bit of jewelry, bijou; frippery, gimcrack-ery, trumpery.
fall, v. 1. descend, come or go down, drop down, gravitate, sink; slip, slide, backslide; trip, trip over one's own feet, stumble, fall down, take a spill, tumble; go head over heels, pitch, plunge, plummet, dive, take a nosedive; drop, plop, plump, Inf plunk; topple, fall over, keel over, collapse, slump, crumple, fall into a heap.
2. decline, depreciate, fall off, drop off, dip, lower, go down, decrease, slump; diminish, flag, wane, ebb, recede, give way; subside, abate, let up, lessen; dwindle, waste away, languish, droop, faint, fade, fail, deteriorate, go downhill, die.