Impersonation and Sham


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


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Sham noun – A poor, insincere, or insulting imitation of something.
Impersonation and sham are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Impersonation" instead a noun "Sham".
Nearby Word: shame
Synonyms for Sham

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perfect perfect impersonation perfect sham
complete complete impersonation complete sham
bad bad impersonation bad sham
political political impersonation political sham
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Sham and Impersonation. (2016). Retrieved 2020, October 22, from
Impersonation & Sham. N.p., 2016. Web. 22 Oct. 2020. <>.
Sham or Impersonation. 2016. Accessed October 22, 2020.

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