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ersatz

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of ersatz

  1. being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials <like everything else the restaurant served, the whipped cream on the dessert was ersatz> Synonyms artificial, bogus, dummy, imitation, factitious, fake, false, faux, imitative, man-made, mimic, mock, pretend, sham, simulated, substitute, syntheticRelated Words cultured, manufactured, process; unauthentic; adulterated, designer, doctored, engineered, fudged, juggled, manipulated, tampered (with); concocted, fabricated; counterfeit, deceptive, forged, fraudulent, misleading, phony (also phoney); affected, brummagem, feigned, pinchbeck, pseudo, spuriousNear Antonyms authentic, bona fide, legitimate, true; premium, quality, valuable; pure, unadulteratedAntonyms genuine, natural, real




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