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imposture

 

Definitions from WordNet

Noun imposture has 1 sense
  1. imposture, impersonation - pretending to be another person
    --1 is a kind of deception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulation

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imposture

noun

1. the action or practice of deceiving others by pretending to be someone or something else

Example Sentence: The famous magician's show was exposed as an imposture when it was revealed that his tricks were all staged.

2. a person who deceives others by pretending to be someone or something that they are not

Example Sentence: The con artist was a master of imposture, effortlessly fooling people with his well-crafted personas.

3. a fraudulent or false claim or pretense

Example Sentence: The fortune teller's imposture of being able to predict the future was quickly debunked as her predictions never came true.

4. the act of assuming a false identity or role

Example Sentence: The undercover agent's imposture as a drug dealer allowed him to gather valuable evidence against the criminal organization.

5. a piece of architecture that looks like a supporting column, pillar, or figure, but does not actually support anything (architectural term)

Example Sentence: The architect added decorative impostures to the building's fašade to create an illusion of grandeur.

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