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What is another word for counterfeit?

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Adjective
Made in exact imitation of something valuable with the intention to deceive or defraud
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“The art critic knows that the painting before him is a counterfeit Picasso, but he need not be able to tell us how he knows, as long as the belief is formed in a proper way.”
Adjective
Characterized by a lack of sincerity
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“A real smile is infectious and spreads like a rash, but a counterfeit smile has no kindling in it and betrays itself by its sterility.”
Adjective
Seemingly, apparently, or on the surface
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Adjective
Copying or following a model or example
Noun
A fraudulent imitation of something else
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“The Board believed that the author's identity document was a counterfeit.”
Noun
A person who engages in counterfeiting, deception or fakery
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“For you see, Abel was a man who was authentic, and his brother Cain was a counterfeit who only looked the part but could not fill the role.”
Noun
A display of behavior, usually meant to deceive
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Noun
An unexpected situation, detail or circumstance, often unpleasant
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Verb
To produce a forged or imitative copy of
“If criminals can counterfeit passports, then how long until they can fake these new biometric identity cards?”
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To feign or mimic an expression or appearance
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“By daily practice, she learned to counterfeit the voice of the crying child.”
Verb
To alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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Verb
To make jokes, especially for purposes of teasing someone
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