show (n.) Old form(s): shew, showe
pretence, fabrication, deception
Cym V.v.54[Cornelius to Cymbeline, of the Queen] she purposed / By watching, weeping, tendance, kissing, to / O'ercome you with her show
Mac I.vii.81[Macbeth to Lady Macbeth] Away, and mock the time with fairest show
Per IV.iv.23[Gower alone] See how belief may suffer by foul show!

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