Phony synonyms

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Based on false or misleading information or unjustified assumptions.
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Someone who attempts to deceive by using an assumed name or identity.
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Speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression.
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The definition of an imitation is something that is made to look like something else.
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Fake is defined as a knock-off, or someone or something that isn't what it appears to be.
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A false banknote, document, work of art, or other imitation of a thing of value, created to be passed off as real; the act of creating such an object.
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The assumption of a false identity to such deceptive end.
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The definition of a quack is the sound a duck makes, or a person who claims to have a specific skilled that he does not have.
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A malicious trickster; a fake person, especially one who deceives for personal profit.
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Uttering falsehood; dishonest or deceitful.
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Simulated; feigned:
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Concocted or fabricated, especially in order to deceive or mislead; make up:
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Lacking authenticity or validity in essence or origin; not genuine:
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Not read, studied, or perused:
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Engaging in fraud; deceitful.
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Spurious; substituted for the genuine, counterfeit.
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The definition of feigned is pretended or simulated.
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Habitually phony or dishonest:
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Not genuine or sincere; feigned:
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Being a hypocrite:
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Falsely moralistic; hypocritical; insincere
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Emphasizing or observing the letter but not the spirit of religious law; self-righteous; sanctimonious
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Of or pertaining to the Pharisees. [from 16th c.]
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Behaving with sanctimony:
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Having two faces or plane surfaces
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Something made or done to cheat or deceive; fraud; sham; hoax
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One who sells by deception; a con artist; a charlatan.
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One who sets forth a claim, especially a claimant to a throne.
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Someone who practices hypocrisy, who pretends to hold beliefs, or whose actions are not consistent with their claimed beliefs. [from early 13th c.]
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A member of an ancient Jewish sect that emphasized strict interpretation and observance of the Mosaic law in both its oral and written form.
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(Person, proper) The title character, a religious hypocrite, of a satirical comedy (1664-69) by Molière
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(Logic) Of the state in Boolean logic that indicates an affirmative or positive result.
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Characterized by truth; not false:
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Alternative form of phony.
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Of illegitimate birth or of uncertain origin
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Someone who dissembles
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