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noun as in imitation

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It is not just lip-syncing, though, which implies a very basic act of impersonation or mimicry.

Using artificial intelligence, which enables more sophisticated impersonation with fake faces created from several different people’s features that can fool biometric verification systems.

From Ozy

The lures were highly tailored and targeted, designed to impersonate executives within and outside Arweave.

From Fortune

A 2014 investigation published in the Washington Post found 31 cases of credible voter impersonation between 2000 and 2014, out of more than 1 billion votes cast.

From Fortune

A recent case of voter impersonation in Florida highlights how secure the system is.

From Fortune

If the President seems to be doing his best Clinton impersonation, he must be evil.

As they spoke, I could almost swear Hank was slipping into a John Wayne impersonation.

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for the last nine months has done his best Colin Powell impersonation.

Michael Jackson Bar Mitzvah Shawn Goldberg did his best Michael Jackson impersonation at his 1984 bar mitzvah.

There are probably a lot of people who could do a spot-on Jeff Buckley impersonation and could get the hair going.

Impersonation may be more easily achieved intellectually, requiring only keen observation and the power of imitation.

Impersonation absolutely requires the finest detail of mannerism to be represented in the action.

But one funny thing about that impersonation which I did not realize until tonight.

When he thinks he has given an extraordinarily clever impersonation he shakes with laughter.

In the rocky gorges of the ocean we may often trace a strange permanent impersonation of shipwreck.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impersonation, such as: acting, enactment, pose, and role.

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