Guise and Impersonation


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Guise noun – A display of emotion or behavior that is insincere or intended to deceive.
Usage example: my new neighbor began seeking my company under the guise of friendship, but he turned out to be a member of a religious cult bent on conversion

Impersonation and guise are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Impersonation" instead a noun "Guise".
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Impersonation noun – Pretending to be another person.
Guise and impersonation are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Guise" instead a noun "Impersonation".
Nearby Words: impersonate, impersonal, impersonator, impersonated, impersonally
Synonyms for Impersonation

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fake fake guise fake impersonation
reasonable reasonable guise reasonable impersonation
new new guise new impersonation
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Impersonation or Guise. 2016. Accessed October 25, 2020.

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