Cheat and Fake

Cheat

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Cheat noun – A dishonest person who uses clever means to cheat others out of something of value.
Usage example: a cheat at cards

Fake is a synonym for cheat in trick topic. In some cases you can use "Fake" instead the word "Cheat" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like counterfeit, swindler, person who fools others.
Nearby Words: cheating, cheated, cheater
Synonyms for Cheat

Fake

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Fake noun – A person who makes deceitful pretenses.
Cheat is a synonym for fake in counterfeit topic. You can use "Cheat" instead the word "Fake" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as hoax, charlatan, imposter.
Nearby Words: faked, faking, faker
Synonyms for Fake

How words are described

individual individual cheat individual fake
good good cheat good fake
similar similar cheat similar fake
actual actual cheat actual fake
Other adjectives: big, great, bad, horrible, several.

Common collocations

crash cheat crash fake crash
someone cheat someone fake someone
death cheat death fake death
time cheat time fake time
Other nouns: way, spells, deaths.

Both words in one sentence

  • In iQ she has to fake/cheat being intelligent to try and impress a guy when the old Carly would've have been able to at least hold the conversation easily.
  • Final Exam: The Gammas fake a mass shooting so that some of them can cheat on a test.
  • Cacophony Cover Up: The Gammas fake a mass shooting so that some of them can cheat on a chemistry test.
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