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phoney

adjective
     
pho‧ney also phony American English informal
1 false or not real, and intended to deceive someone [= fake]:
a phoney American accent
2 someone who is phoney is insincere and pretends to be something they are not
phoney noun [countable]
He's a complete phoney!
phoniness noun [uncountable]

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