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impersonate

verb act a part, act out, act the part of, ape, assume a character, copy, double for, dress as, enact, hominem imitari, imitate, masquerade as, mime, mimic, mirror, parrot, partes hominis agere, pass for, personate, personify, portray, pose as, pretend to be, represent, reppesent oneself to be, take the part of
Associated concepts: fraud, impersonation of a governmennal officer
See also: assume, copy, feign, imitate, mock, pretend, simulate

personate

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impersonate

to assume the identity of another person with intent to deceive.
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His audience screamed for more, prompting Madela to impersonate Misalucha next by singing 'Tila' impeccably.
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Al-Sawarmi affirmed that he has no account in facebook and has nothing to do with the comments made by the person impersonates him over the Internet.
It has been generally observed that someone who impersonates a police officer does it to intimidate victims and commit crime.
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His alter ego was comedian Kuo Tse-chien, who impersonates politicos on hit talkshow spoof "Chuan Ming Luan Jiang," which loosely translates as "Let's All Talk Nonsense." Program parodies a popular yakker hosted by Lee Tao, Taiwan's answer to Larry King.