Part of speech:
Fake is defined as a knock-off, or someone or something that isn't what it appears to be.
A debased or grotesque likeness:
The definition of a parody is an imitation of something, particularly literature or a film, that is meant to make fun of it.
Vain or disappointing effort; futility
A person or thing receiving or deserving ridicule or derision
A picture or imitation of a person, literary style, etc. in which certain features or mannerisms are exaggerated for satirical effect
A literary or dramatic work that makes fun of something, often by means of outlandish exaggeration.
A vague representation; semblance
A disguise or false outward show; a pretense:
The act of disguising, notably as a ploy
Something not genuine; sham; fake
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.
1590Edmund Spenser, Faerie Queene Book III, canto VIII:
To feign is defined as to make up a story or act in a way that you don't feel.
To have or take on the external appearance of; look or act like
To conceal under a false appearance; disguise
The definition of affect means to produce a change in something.
To trick is defined as to make an illusion, or to play a joke or prank.
Substitute means to use something instead of the originally needed item or to have a person do something for another.
(Archaic) To be false to; betray
(Radio) To receive a transmission successfully.
To deprive of or destroy the effect of through error or ignorance
To try to mislead opponents in a card game by heavy betting on a poor hand or by little or no betting on a good one.
To pose is to act as a threat or a potential problem.
Deceit; trickery; cheating
A claimant to a throne
The definition of a simulation is a model or representative example of something.
A false claim or profession
A deception; fraud
(Philos.) In Platonism, the process wherein sensible objects imperfectly embody unchanging, immaterial models or archetypes
That which is falsely or delusively believed or propagated; false belief; error in belief.
The use of deceit.
A reason or excuse given to hide the real reason for something.
The act, art, or occupation of performing in plays, movies, etc.
Due regard for something considered important or authoritative:
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