A facade is a false outward appearance or way of behaving that hides what someone or something is really like.
To efface something is to erase or remove it completely from recognition or memory.
A facet of something is a side, feature, or aspect of it.
A person or subject that is superficial is shallow, without depth, obvious, and concerned only with surface matters.
The surface of something, such as a lake or a table, is the top layer or part of it.
mar or spoil the appearance of
deal with (something unpleasant) head on
of or concerning the face
Incapable of being effaced; indelible; ineradicable.
(chemistry) a surface forming a common boundary between two things (two objects or liquids or chemical phases)
having many aspects
stared down; resisted
reappear on the surface
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