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  • n  a person who makes deceitful pretenses
  • s  (often used in combination) not genuine but having the appearance of
    a pseudo esthete

  • Seeking an even hotter circle of hell, GM priced these pseudo-caddies (with four-speed manual transmissions, no less) thousands more than their Chevy Cavalier siblings.
  • The glamorous Imperial marque was, by the late '60s, reduced to a trashy, pseudo-luxury harlot walking the streets for its pimp, the Chrysler Corporation.
  • It is also garishly illuminated with the latest pseudo-scientific jargon.
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  • How Not to Be Crass Wearing Google's Glass
    This month, my Scientific American column took a look at the prospects for Google Glass, Google's futuristic, eye-mounted, pseudo-smartphone thing. Frankly, Glass's greatest vulnerability isn't that it may fail technologically, it's that it may fail socially. How comfortable will you be when you're conversing with someone who may or may not be filming you? [More]
    June 12, 2013 - Scientific American
  • Dallas Eakins hire marks earnest beginning of Craig MacTavish's tenure as Oilers GM
    Is there ever a good time to fire someone? Is there a time, day or date that makes the sting of a dismissal -- a firing -- less painful? In the beginning stages of a brewing sea change in Edmonton, general manager Craig MacTavish took a non-traditional approach to relieving Ralph Krueger. He requested his friendship on the video conferencing service Skype and told Krueger in a new age, pseudo ...
    June 11, 2013 - SB Nation
  • Links 6/8/13
    Trayvon Martin could certainly have a second helping of Obamas, oh wait, a white racist hunted him down and shot him to death on a public sidewalk. Oh well, another pseudo radical meme goes down in flames.
    June 8, 2013 - Naked Capitalism

  • Vladimir Putin in International Herald Tribune
    There are those who, skillfully using pseudo-democratic rhetoric, would like to return to the recent past - some to loot the country's national riches, to rob the people and the state; others to strip us of economic and political independence,...
  • Clare Short in
    I'm afraid that there really isn't any other explanation,Miss Short told BBC Radio 4's The World at One. "I don't see any reason to send a kind of pseudo minister and I think that it's not right to send her because she's black. I don't see...
  • Bal Thackeray in
    Thackeray said he did not support any kind of terrorism that "weakens the country and we regret the loss of life in the Malegaon incident. But if the pseudo secularists in the country are supportive of Afzal Guru (Parliament attack convict), why...

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