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 for put-on
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  put-on
      n 1: a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's
           style, usually in a humorous way [syn: parody, lampoon,
           spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque,
           travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on]
      2: something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended
         to gain an advantage [syn: fraud, fraudulence, dupery,
         hoax, humbug, put-on]
      3: a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement [syn:
         antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-on]

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