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passing off

verb
present participle of pass off

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to offer (something fake, useless, or inferior) as genuine, useful, or valuable
  • the con man tried to pass off a piece of blue glass as a sapphire

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“Passing off.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/passing%20off. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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