Phony

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British pronunciation/fˈə‍ʊni/
American pronunciation/ˈfoʊni/
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not based on honesty or truth and is intended to mislead others

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Phony
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a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives

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The phony news article spread false information, causing panic and confusion among readers.
The phony psychic claimed to have special powers but was exposed as a fraud.
The phony product claims of the infomercial were debunked by consumer watchdog groups.
The phony diploma from a diploma mill was quickly identified as fraudulent by the employer.
The phony charity solicited donations for a cause that didn't exist, scamming well-meaning donors.
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