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impersonate

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1 to pretend to be (what one is not) in appearance or behavior
  • a school intruder was caught trying to impersonate a teacher

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2 to present a portrayal or performance of
  • interpreters at the living history museum impersonate figures who are known to have actually lived in the colonial town

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The first known use of impersonate was in 1715

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“Impersonate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/impersonate. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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