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past tense of fake

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1 to imitate or copy especially in order to deceive
  • pranksters faked giant footprints and then claimed that they had seen Bigfoot

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2 to present a false appearance of
  • while running for class president, Dan was not above faking friendship with people just to get their votes

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3 to perform, make, or do without preparation
  • if you give me the gist of the plan, I can probably fake enough for the speech

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4 to elude (an opponent in a sports contest) by making a deceptive or agile movement
  • the running back faked the defense by stepping to his left and then quickly cutting to the right

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The first known use of faked was in 1890

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“Faked.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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