make a show of
act, act a part, affect, assume, betoken, bluff, brandish, breathe, bring forth, bring forward, bring into view, bring out, bring to notice, counterfeit, cover up, cut a dash, cut a figure, cut a swath, dangle, dazzle, demonstrate, develop, disclose, display, dissemble, dissimulate, divulge, do a bit, dramatize, embody, enact, evidence, evince, exhibit, expose to view, express, fake, feign, flaunt, flourish, four-flush, gammon, give sign, give token, glare, glitter, highlight, histrionize, illuminate, incarnate, indicate, let on, let on like, make a figure, make a pretense, make a show, make a splash, make as if, make believe, make clear, make like, make out like, make plain, manifest, materialize, mean, overact, parade, perform, play, play a part, play a scene, play possum, playact, present, pretend, produce, profess, put on, put on airs, represent, reveal, roll out, set forth, sham, shine, show, show forth, simulate, splash, splurge, spotlight, token, trot out, tug the heartstrings, unfold, wave, wear
make a show of
be false, be a liar, speak falsely, tell a lie, lie, fib, lie like a trooper, swear false, forswear, perjure oneself, bear false witness, misstate, misquote, miscite, misreport, misrepresent, belie, falsify, pervert, distort, put a false construction upon (misinterpret), prevaricate, equivocate, quibble, palter, palter to the understanding, repondre en Normand, trim, shuffle, fence, mince the truth, beat about the bush, blow hot and cold, play fast and loose, garble, gloss over, disguise, give a color to, give a gloss, put a gloss, put false coloring upon, color, varnish, cook, dress up, embroider, varnish right and puzzle wrong, exaggerate, blague, invent, fabricate, trump up, get up, force, fake, hatch, concoct, romance, cry 'wolf!', dissemble, dissimulate, feign, assume, put on, pretend, make believe, play possum, play false, play a double game, coquet, act a part, play a part, affect, simulate, pass off for, counterfeit, sham, make a show of
, malinger, say the grapes are sour, cant, play the hypocrite, sham Abraham, faire pattes de velours, put on the mask, clean the outside of the platter, lie like a conjuror, hand out false colors, hold out false colors, sail under false colors, commend the poisoned chalice to the lips, ambiguas in vulgum spargere voces, deceive.