Act and Impersonation


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Act noun – A display of emotion or behavior that is insincere or intended to deceive.
Usage example: was putting on an act when she said she didn't mind being left out of the outing

Impersonation and act are semantically related in performance topic. In some cases you can use "Impersonation" instead a noun "Act".
Nearby Words: acting, acted
Synonyms for Act


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Impersonation noun – Pretending to be another person.
Act and impersonation are semantically related in performance topic. Sometimes you can use "Act" instead a noun "Impersonation".
Nearby Words: impersonate, impersonal, impersonator, impersonated, impersonally
Synonyms for Impersonation

How words are described

old old act old impersonation
good good act good impersonation
best best act best impersonation
convincing convincing act convincing impersonation
Other adjectives: actual, successful, bad, horrible, new, heroic, worst, last.

Both words in one sentence

  • Inexperienced in impersonation, the heroes might act according to Most Definitely Not a Villain (except that they're trying to pretend that they most definitely are a villain).
  • At that point he would reveal that his costume was a disguised Elvis costume, and swing into the best Elvis impersonation anyone had ever seen – concluding the act with the same "Tank you veddy much." Elvis himself is said to have loved it.
  • Video Game / JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Heritage for the Future One loading screen on the PSX version sneakily displays DIO's part 1 full name ("Dio Brando") Easy Impersonation: Subverted with Rubber Soul, who doesn't look or act much like Kakyoin at all.
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