verb (used with object)
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Origin of veneer
OTHER WORDS FROM veneerve·neer·er, nounun·ve·neered, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for veneer
But now that veneer is gone, and what remains is a callow man-child at odds with himself.What's Happened to Don Draper? Why Everyone’s Favorite ‘Mad Men’ Stud Needs His Mojo Back|Lizzie Crocker|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of course, the fact that Tris faces and eviscerates her own anxiety lends the simulation scene a veneer of victory and autonomy.Sex Won’t Kill Young Adult Heroines: ‘Divergent’ and Rape Culture|Amy Zimmerman|March 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some of his preciousness is a veneer, however, for his fatalistic streak.Ralph Fiennes Discusses ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel,’ J. Lo, and That ‘Seinfeld’ Episode|Marlow Stern|March 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But that veneer hides an inner drive so powerful that it risks turning on itself.Are Female Long-Distance Runners More Prone To Suicidal Depression?|Emily de la Bruyere|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Because without the veneer of the beauty products I had at xoJane, I am awful.The Girl Who Wrote About Drugs: Cat Marnell on Vice, Addiction & More|Caitlin Dickson|July 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He was passing the boundary which divides the old Adam, which is in every man, from the veneer of early training.The Story of the Foss River Ranch|Ridgwell Cullum
His sons too travelled into every land as the bearers of the veneer called civilization.The Life of a Celebrated Buccaneer|Richard Clynton
In this process the brass is thin, and, like the ornamental wood or tortoise-shell, forms a veneer.
Number 37 was an old concrete-and-steel structure of the George VI period, faced with a veneer of red brick.The Penal Cluster|Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
It is used in cooperage, veneer work and for interior finish.Studies of Trees|Jacob Joshua Levison