All That Glitters Is Not Gold: The attractive external appearance of something is not a reliable indication of its true nature.
Companies often take advantage of this habit of people. Consumerism is also due to this. Companies launch massive advertising campaigns to lure the customers. People who are unable to afford the products, get duped by imitation goods.
A discerning person is always suspicious. He has the ability to differentiate between real and fake. Unlike gullible people, he never falls into trap of others.
So, we should remember that we should not judge things by their external appearances and all those wearing saffron are not saints.
WORDS WITH MEANING AND ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES
MaximMeaning: Saying or proverb
Example: It all could be summed up in the old maxim that truth is stranger than fiction.
Synonym: adage, aphorism, proverb, motto, saw, axiom
Face valueMeaning: What a thing appears to be
Example: These cards are worth their face value.
TemptedMeaning: Have an urge to do something.
Example: I was tempted to eat ice cream.
Synonym: Motivated, influenced
FacadeMeaning: False outward appearance
Example: Her flawless public facade hides her dishonesty.
Synonym: show, front, appearance, false display
ConsumerismMeaning: Purchase of unwanted things.
Example: Consumerism has a negative effect on environment.
Example: Massive pieces of marble are too heavy.
Synonym: huge, enormous, gigantic, very big
CampaignMeaning: An organized course of action to achieve a goal
Example: They have started a campaign to aware people.
Synonym: crusade, drive, push, effort, struggle, move, movement
LureMeaning: attracting especially by offering some form of reward
Example: shopkeepers display goods to lure people to their shops.
Synonym: tempt, entice, attract, induce, coax, persuade
ImitationMeaning: Copying something
Example: Children are learning a poem by imitating their teacher.
Synonym: emulation, copying, following, echoing
DupeMeaning: Cheated or tricked
Example: Today, duping others is a common affair.
Synonym: deceive, trick, fool
DiscerningMeaning: having good judgement
Example: He is wise and discerning.
Synonym: shrewd, ingenious, clever, intelligent, sharp
SuspiciousMeaning: Questioning or doubtful
Example: His behaviour was suspicious.
Synonym: unsure, dubious, wary, chary, sceptical
TrapMeaning: An unpleasant situation hard to escape
Example: They fall into the trap of the finance company.
Synonym: snare, net, ambush, lure, decoy, bait
GullibleMeaning: Foolish and silly
Example: He always tells lies but gullible people still believe him.
Synonym: credulous, over-trusting
SaffronMeaning: An orange-yellow colour
Example: Saffron is his favourite colour.
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