Noun(1) something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be(2) a person who makes deceitful pretenses(3) (football
Verb(1) make a copy of with the intent to deceive(2) tamper, with the purpose of deception(3) speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths
Adjective(1) fraudulent; having a misleading appearance(2) not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article
(1) Rail Commuters Action Group leader Leslie van Minnen claims they are all fake , but I was reluctant to test one and bring the train to a standstill.(2) She was immediately labelled a fake , but Lavigne never claimed to be a pop rebel - she was just an ordinary girl from Napanee, Ontario.(3) Just two weeks ago, Columbia got in trouble for manufacturing a fake movie critic, and now they have been caught manufacturing fake audience members.(4) As a Christian, I accept as a basic premise of our faith that men are liars and many claims of levitation are fake .(5) This muscle is not easily brought under voluntary control, which is why it is usually quite easy to tell a genuine smile from a fake one.(6) Each year dozens of newspapers around the country parrot the report's fake pollution claims without any critical review.(7) You know how some people will fake illness or injury to get out of doing something they don't want to do?(8) One other thing I took out of the film was that here was someone shown to some extent to be a fake , he was pretending to be an Indian, and I took a broader lesson.(9) In Japan, counterfeiters are circulating fake bills that cost more to make than their face value.(10) He'd fake dying and fall down the stairs ever so slowly and dramatically, just to get his mother to stop shopping.(11) Also, don't fake that you're lost in a subject if you're really pulling down A's.(12) It would be months before the doctor crossed paths with the fake lawyer Goldstein.(13) The labels on the men's fake designer T-shirts mock their desperate circumstances.(14) Their smiles weren't the fake smiles produced so often for cameras, but genuine grins of joy.(15) His son, Gary, who initially said the signatures on the documents were his father's, now claims that the memos are fake .(16) If it's so easy to fake being an American citizen, why go to all that trouble to fingerprint and photograph foreigners at airports?
1. counterfeit ::
2. imitation ::
3. feigned ::
4. phony ::
5. forgery ::
6. charlatan ::
7. juke ::
8. fraud ::
9. postiche ::
10. forge ::
11. feign ::
12. bullshit ::
13. wangle ::
Different Formsfake, faked, fakes, faking
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