Counterfeit - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Counterfeit.

BOGUS
ERSATZ
FAKE
SHAM
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BOGUS
  1. fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
ERSATZ
  1. an artificial or inferior substitute or imitation
  2. artificial and inferior; "ersatz coffee"; "substitute coffee"
  3. Being an imitation or a substitute, usually an inferior one; artificial: ersatz coffee made mostly of chicory
FAKE
  1. tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
  2. (football) a deceptive move made by a football player
  3. fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
  4. something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
  5. not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; "it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur"; "faux pearls"; "false teeth"; "decorated with imitation palm leaves"; "a purse of simulated alligator hide"
  6. a person who makes deceitful pretenses
  7. speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths; "The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it"
  8. make a copy of with the intent to deceive; "he faked the signature"; "they counterfeited dollar bills"; "She forged a Green Card"
SHAM
  1. make a pretence of; "She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"; "he feigned sleep"
  2. something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
  3. adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"
  4. a person who makes deceitful pretenses
  5. False
  6. make believe with the intent to deceive;
Clue Database Last Updated: 19/10/2018 9:00am

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