personates

present tense third-person singular of personate
as in mocks
to pretend to be (what one is not) in appearance or behavior likes to personate the man of the world, but he's still the small-town hick that he always was

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“Personates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/personates. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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