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synonyms for charlatan

  • con artist
  • cheat
  • con
  • fake
  • fraud
  • imposter
  • mountebank
  • phony
  • pretender
  • quack
  • sham
  • rip-off artist

antonyms for charlatan

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  • honesty
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Metaverse knowledge abounds, and it is ripe for the taking — as long as interested companies can dodge the charlatans and collaborate with metaverse builders who truly know what they’re doing.
AS HIRING IN THE METAVERSE RAMPS UP, EXPERTS CAUTION AGAINST WORKING WITH SNAKE OIL SALESMENALEXANDER LEENOVEMBER 22, 2021DIGIDAY
While the charlatan won’t ever stop daydreaming of magically zooming up the social ladder, the film is clear-eyed about the desolation that lies before him.
WHY DOES ‘SQUID GAME’ RESONATE SO WELL IN THE U.S.? IT MAY BE ITS PORTRAYAL OF ECONOMIC DISPAIR.INKOO KANGOCTOBER 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
However, as fans familiar with Spider-Man lore knew all too well, Mysterio was little more than a villainous charlatan who pretended to be a hero when in reality, he was creating fake chaos.
TOM HOLLAND HELPED JAKE GYLLENHAAL OVERCOME HIS ANXIETY ON SPIDER-MANNOREPLY@BLOGGER.COM (UNKNOWN)OCTOBER 7, 2021TECHCRUNCH
As for Ed and Lorraine Warren, they come across as charlatans who had very little impact on the eventual outcome of this incident, and who used it to enhance their own celebrity.
THE REAL-LIFE ‘DEMONIC’ MURDER THAT INSPIRED ‘THE CONJURING’NICK SCHAGERJUNE 11, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
But, even if that sort of pushback becomes the norm, news organizations should be wary of handing these charlatans a megaphone.
SO YOU’RE BEING HELD ACCOUNTABLE? THAT’S NOT ‘CANCEL CULTURE.’MARGARET SULLIVANJANUARY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Britons and the Germans seemed not to heed; but now and then the American school-marms unmasked the charlatan.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
In spite of his true greatness he lacked simplicity, and he imported the arts of a charlatan into political life.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
Willis was represented by the prince's party as a charlatan, and Warren was pitted against him as the doctor of the opposition.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
It would place him before the world as a false teacher, a fraud, a charlatan.
THE TESTIMONY OF THE BIBLE CONCERNING THE ASSUMPTIONS OF DESTRUCTIVE CRITICISMS. E. WISHARD
Should we not brand such a man as an unscrupulous charlatan or at best as a dangerous visionary?
SECRET SOCIETIES AND SUBVERSIVE MOVEMENTSNESTA H. WEBSTER
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