Counterfeit and Sham

Counterfeit

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Counterfeit adjective – Being such in appearance only and made or manufactured with the intention of committing fraud.
Usage example: counterfeit currency that had been passed all over town

Sham is a synonym for counterfeit in fake topic. In some cases you can use "Sham" instead the word "Counterfeit" as an adjective or a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like characteristic, quality, true, honest. popular alternative
Nearby Words: counterfeited, counterfeiting, counterfeiter
Synonyms for Counterfeit

Sham

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Sham adjective – Being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials.
Usage example: a sofa upholstered in sham leather

Counterfeit is a synonym for sham in fake topic. You can use "Counterfeit" instead the word "Sham" as an adjective or a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as fraud, imitation, false, feign. popular alternative
Nearby Word: shame
Synonyms for Sham
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