, a. Contrived for the purpose of making a show, or gaining applause; deceptive; unreal.
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(?), n. [F.] 1. A collection of persons employed to applaud at a theatrical exhibition.
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2. a group of sycophantic followers.


(?), n. [F.] One of the claque employed to applaud at a theater.
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