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Words used to describe people or behaviour that is not sincere

insincere

adjective

not expressing your feelings or opinions honestly

forced

adjective

not sincere or natural

sugary

adjective

sugary talk or behaviour is intended to please people but is not sincere

affected

adjective

affected behaviour is not natural but is done to impress other people

artificial

adjective

artificial behaviour is not sincere

hollow

adjective

hollow promises or threats are not sincere, or are about things that will not really happen

disingenuous

adjective

not really honest or sincere, and only pretending to be

pretentious

adjective

behaving in a way that is intended to impress other people but seems false or too deliberate

studied

adjective

studied behaviour is planned and deliberate, so that it often seems false

false

adjective

not showing what you really feel or intend

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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