Counterfeit and Deceiving

Counterfeit

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Counterfeit adjective – Being such in appearance only and made or manufactured with the intention of committing fraud.
Deceiving and counterfeit are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Deceiving" instead an adjective "Counterfeit".
Nearby Words: counterfeited, counterfeiting, counterfeiter
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Deceiving

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Deceiving adjective – Tending or having power to deceive.
Usage example: the deceiving nature of most flat maps of the globe causes some people to believe erroneously that Greenland is actually bigger than South America

Counterfeit and deceiving are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Counterfeit" instead an adjective "Deceiving".
Nearby Words: deceive, deceit, deceitful, deceived, deceiver
Synonyms for Deceiving
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