One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the boxes are made from American cherry wood with maple veneer’
surface, lamination, overlay, facing, covering, coat, finish, finishing coat, layer, decorative layer, protective layer, cladding, exterior
patina, varnish, polish, glaze, film, membrane, skin, sheet
2‘a rigid veneer of courtesy hid her mounting fury’
facade, front, false front, show, outward display, appearance, false appearance, outward appearance, impression, image, semblance, posture, pose, guise, disguise, mask, masquerade, pretence, charade, illusion, gloss, camouflage, false colours, smokescreen, cover, cloak
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