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counterfeiting

verb
present participle of counterfeit

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1 to imitate or copy especially in order to deceive
  • an expert at counterfeiting money

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2 to present a false appearance of
  • managing to counterfeit a happy expression while visiting a sick friend

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“Counterfeiting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/counterfeiting. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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