(1) Each assembly should have a broader peripheral " Civic Forum, " to give a veneer of popular legitimacy.(2) Well, I suppose one of us had to maintain a veneer of respectability.(3) All attached veneer walls have a cavity or air space behind them.(4) To my astonishment, Beavers did not respond with the veneer of civility that usually masks his repugnance.(5) Bit by bit, Faulkner peels away the shiny veneer that covers up the ugly realities of the turn-of-the-century South.(6) The hearings feature only enough heat and sufficient new details to give a veneer of credibility to the process.(7) Another example is masonry veneer over a steel or concrete frame.(8) When so much travel writing is given a veneer of objectivity, writers are faced with some disturbing questions.(9) Wood does make an appearance, though, as both exterior cladding and interior veneer , all in the same rich teak harvested from western China.(10) I originally asked for the quote on cherry wood veneer .(11) Karzai's claim to power has only the barest veneer of legitimacy.(12) In keeping with his character, Langer's hardness exists beneath a veneer of civility.(13) Much of today's furniture is made with a thin wood veneer over a core of particleboard, and this material also will rapidly absorb water.(14) Think about the thin veneer of civilization for a moment, and ask yourself how you would respond to chaos.(15) Then the vocals kick in, stripping the veneer of respectability and reminding anyone who they are listening to.(16) The illustrator chiseled pieces of maple veneer plywood to approximate his vision.