An imitation that is meant to deceive; counterfeit
is a colloquial term for a person who practices deception or misrepresentation
applies esp. to a person who fraudulently assumes the identity or character of another
, in modern use, suggests a self-promoting person who resorts to cheap methods or trickery in his or her work, etc.
both apply to a person who unscrupulously pretends to knowledge or skill he or she does not possess, but quack almost always is used of a fraudulent or incompetent practitioner of medicine
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