Word: Hoax

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hoax (hooks)
A humorous or malicious deception.
Ex: That person figured out Lennay was a hoax after about a month.

hu·mor·ous
Causing lighthearted laughter and amusement; comic.
Ex: The posts range from YouTube videos and humorous political cartoons to traditional articles.

light·heart·ed
Amusing and entertaining.
Ex: T-shirt, stating: “We would like to stress that these T-shirts were meant tobe light-hearted and carried no serious meaning.”

a·muse
Cause (someone) to find something funny; entertain.
Ex: Colorful buildings, hearty beer, and plenty of hand-crafted trinkets(a small ornament, piece of jewelry, usually of little value) to amuse all ages.

com·ic
Causing or meant to cause laughter.
Ex: In late night, the beginning of a program matters most; the last segment can be tossed to a band or a comic.

ma·li·cious
Characterized by malice; intending or intended to do harm.
Ex: malicious destruction of property

mal·ice
The intention or desire to do evil; ill will.
Ex: I bear no malice toward anybody

in·ten·tion
A thing intended; an aim or plan.
Ex: The intention here is to make a comment about the shifting truths of history.

de·cep·tion
The action of deceiving someone.
Ex: There is plenty of research on body movement and deception, the pair said.

de·ceive
(of a person) cause (someone) to believe something that is not true, typically in order to gain some personal advantage.
Ex: If you deceive your children about Santa, you may give them a more thrilling experience of Christmas.

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