Part of speech:
A false show of something
The use of a computer to calculate, by means of extrapolation, the effect of a given physical process
To assume the manner and character of; to imitate; to ape; to feign.
To have or take on the external appearance of; look or act like
The definition of affect means to produce a change in something.
To pose is to act as a threat or a potential problem.
(Archaic) To find; discover
To suppose; guess; think
To concoct in order to deceive:
To modify the manner or appearance of (a person, for example) in order to prevent recognition:
(Archaic) To suppose; imagine.
To copy or imitate something without the right to do so and with the intent to deceive or defraud by representing the copy or imitation to be the original or to be genuine if no original ever existed (such as passing off a painting as a particular work by Claude Monet when, in fact, Monet never painted such a piece of art).
The definition of concoct is to plan or make something using many parts.
The definition of conceal means to keep something hidden or secret.
To make a bluff.
To annul, cancel, make void, or nullify for some legal reason a transaction to which one is a party or owes an obligation. For example, a child who is under the age of capacity may disavow a contract and avoid her obligations under it because she lacks the legal capacity to enter into a contract. See also annul, voidable, and ratify.
1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.ii:
To serve or function as a substitute for another:
To profess is to declare something, often out loud.
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