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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Pretending to be another person.

Usage examples (33)
  • He calls for the magicians, who more than once had been detected in imposture.
  • "I am sorry, sir," replied that gentleman, "that you should think it necessary to apply the word imposture to any 'proceeding of mine.
  • But, come now, just admit the idea of imposture into that honest, unsuspicious mind of yours, and you'll find the whole thing wears a very doubtful appearance directly.
  • What I called an "imposture" for a critical edition was precisely the impression given of a single, clean, definitive text in large type. for more
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