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Emotional DisguisePlay
Used when someone hides their true feelings with fake behavior. SlideHer concern seemed phoney, given her past indifference.
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Detecting InsincerityPlay
Helps indicate skepticism about the authenticity of someone's actions or words. SlideHis apology felt phoney; he didn't seem remorseful at all.
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Cultural ReferencePlay
In movies, a 'phoney' character might be a villain pretending to be friendly. SlideThe protagonist realized the mentor's advice was phoney, leading to a plot twist.