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fake
Definition:
To cover up imperfections; cheat or deceive; steal.

Synonyms:

adjective
assumed
false, feigned, made-up.
bastard
adulterated, baseborn, imperfect, impure, inferior, irregular, misbegotten, mixed, mongrel, natural, suppositious, Misborn, ungenuine.
deceptive
seeming, snide, illusive, Astucious, Imposturous.
dishonest
deceptive.
fake
affected, artificial, assumed, bogus, counterfeit, fabricated, fictitious, forged, fraudulent, invented, mock, phony, pretended, reproduction, sham, simulated, spurious, Concocted, make-believe.
false
inexact, mendacious, untruthful, casuistic, contrary to fact, sophistical, Misrepresentative, study at false, cooked-up, off the mark.
fictitious
fictional, invented, trumped-up, hyped up, figmental.
illusive
unread, hallucinatory, phantasmagoric, phantasmal, phantasmic.
pretended
assumed, feigned, Impostrous.
pretentious
affected, artificial, bogus, deceitful, ersatz, facade, false, forced, forged, fraudulent, histrionic, imitation, imposture, la-di-da, mannered, mock, ostentatious, overdone, posing, pretentious, showy, stagy, stiff, stilted, studied, synthetic, theatrical, unnatural, Impersonating, Masquerading, counterfeit.
quasi
pseudo-, semi, semi-.
suppositious
Crocker, not genuine, not kosher, soft shell, won't fly.
unethical
dirty-dealing, scamer.
unrecognizable
disguised.
noun
act
affectation, attitude, chaser, dissimilation, fake, feigning, front, performance, pose, posture, show, simulation, stall, stance, stunt, Juke, soft soap, sweet talk, shows, phonies, false front, chasers, shuck and jive, bit*.
artifact
fake, postiche, sham.
bluff
bluster, braggadocio, bragging, bravado, delusion, facade, feint, humbug, lie, pretext, ruse, subterfuge, jiving, false colors, snow*.
deceiver
charlatan, cheat, con artist, con man, counterfeiter, criminal, deceiver, forger, fraud, imposter, phony, Defrauder.
decoy
chicane, drawing card, nark, shill, sitting duck, Seducement, blow off, shills, narks, chicanes, ensnarement, comeon.
duplicate
co-ordinate, duplication, germination, recurrence, spitting image, knockoff, Germinations, duplications, REPRO, lookalike, Co-ordinates, counterscript, reciprocals.
fake
actor, artificial, bluffer, bogus, bull, charlatan, cheat, cook, counterfeit, deception, fabrication, faker, false, falsify, faux, flimflam, forge, forgery, four-flusher, fraud, fudge, hoax, imitation, imitative, imposition, imposter, impostor, imposture, manipulate, misrepresent, mountebank, phoney, phony, postiche, pretender, pretense, pseud, pseudo, role player, scam, sham, shammer, simulated, sleight, spoof, swindle, trick, unreal, wangle, gold brick, junque, put-on, sham*, plant*.
feign
simulate.
front
coverup.
hypocrite
backslider, casuist, dissembler, hypocrite, pharisee, playactor, smoothie, sophist, tartuffe, two-timer, Attitudinizer, Dissimulator, backsliders, sophists, dissemblers, Pharisees, casuists, smoothies, two-face, lip server, wolf in sheep's clothing.
imitation
apery, decoy, forgery, mimesis, pinchbeck, simulation, transcription, Aperies, Mirroring, Paralleling, transcriptions, echoings, matchings.
impostor
beguiler, empiric, impersonator, pettifogger, scorner, mockers, beguilers.
misrepresentation
burlesque, caricature, cartoon, distortion, exaggeration, farce, lampoon, misrepresentation, parody, satire, spoof, takeoff, travesty.
pretension
showiness.
pretentiousness
grandiosity, pompousness, grandioseness.
reproduction
look-alike, mimeograph, offprint, pic, pix, re-creation, reprinting, Reenactment, Spawning, Xray, PICS, mimeographs, offprints, flimsies, reenactments, re-enactment, chip off old block, look alike, re-creations, reprintings.
wrinkle
kicker.
verb
affect
adopt, contrive, playact, take on, lay it on thick, aspire to, put up a front, do a bit, make out like.
assume
imitate, impersonate, mimic, pretend.
bluff
beguile, betray, bunco, defraud, delude, fool, jive, juggle, mislead, shuck, Illude, fake out, psych out, con, double-cross, take in*, put on*, fake*.
fake
act, affect, assume, bluff, copy, disguise, dissimulate, fabricate, feign, forge, simulate, put on, put on an act.
misrepresent
distort, exaggerate, misrepresent, satirize.
pretend
affect, bluff, claim, counterfeit, cover, deceive, defraud, disguise, falsify, forge, imitate, impersonate, masquerade, pose, pretend, show, stage.
Examples of usage:
  1. If you go about too much with one, you soon have to fake an interest in his rotten old affairs. – The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson
  2. Then a fake attack on Wagner's right, with Pope carrying the ball through on the left of center, brought the only score of the day. – The Turner Twins by Ralph Henry Barbour
  3. And if he asks you you'd better fake sickness, I think. – Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour
  4. We agreed to call each other by fake names in case anybody heard us talking. – Every Man for Himself by Hopkins Moorhouse
  5. He's the biggest case of fake to be found in seven States. – Rival Pitchers of Oakdale by Morgan Scott

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