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impersonate

im·per·son·ate

impersonate

 
pronunciation:
ihm puhr s neIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: impersonated, impersonates, impersonating
definition: to copy the appearance and actions of; pretend to be.
He has a talent for impersonating famous singers.It is against the law to impersonate a police officer.
 
synonyms:
masquerade as, pose as
similar words:
affect, ape, assume, imitate, mimic, play, portray, pretend, represent
derivations: impersonation (n.), impersonator (n.)
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