airs


airs
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. pl. pretension[s], facade. See affectation, vanity.
II
(Roget's IV) pl.n.
Syn. affectation, affectedness, pretense, show; see pose , pretense 2 .
See Synonym Study at pose .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) see air

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