charlatan

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They implied that he was insolent, pretentious, and given to that reckless innovation for the sake of noise and show which was the essence of the charlatan.
The word charlatan once thrown on the air could not be let drop.
John Long--that's the kind of fellow we call a charlatan, advertising cures in ways nobody knows anything about: a fellow who wants to make a noise by pretending to go deeper than other people.
Like the charlatan who counterfeits a spiritual force he has sometimes felt, they lose the power they have abused.
He was a charlatan but a successful charlatan, and in that was always something for the comic spirit to rejoice in.
Allow me to warn you," interposed General Ivolgin, that he is the greatest charlatan on earth.
Supposing that by these words Anna Pavlovna was somewhat lifting the veil from the secret of the countess' malady, an unwary young man ventured to express surprise that well known doctors had not been called in and that the countess was being attended by a charlatan who might employ dangerous remedies.
But he is a born charlatan--you've heard me tell him so to his face--a born charlatan, with a kind of dramatic trick of jumping into the limelight.
As well as touring with The Charlatans, Brookes also manages Birmingham band The Arcadian Kicks.
The 2009 Stockton Riverside Fringe Festival - which is completely free - will feature famed rockers SUPERGRASS , indie chart stars THE CHARLATANS and Scotland's premier singing siblings THE s .
You could win tickets to see The Charlatans, Martha Wainwright, Estelle and Radiohead.
IT just doesn't get any better for Charlatans fans.