Assumed and Counterfeit


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Assumed adjective – Adopted in order to deceive.
Usage example: an assumed cheerfulness

Counterfeit is a synonym for assumed in false topic. In some cases you can use "Counterfeit" instead an adjective "Assumed", when it comes to topics like pretended, pretence.
Nearby Words: assumption, assuming
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Counterfeit adjective – Not being or expressing what one appears to be or express.
Usage example: when it comes to the poor, his compassion is so counterfeit—he gives a damn, and that's all that he gives

Assumed is a synonym for counterfeit in pretence topic. You can use "Assumed" instead an adjective "Counterfeit", if it concerns topics such as fake, pretended.
Nearby Words: counterfeited, counterfeiting, counterfeiter
Synonyms for Counterfeit
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