Impostor

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Deception IntentionPlay
Impostor implies deliberate trickery, not accidental identity confusion. SlideHe acted as an impostor to access the exclusive event.
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Negative ConnotationPlay
Using 'impostor' suggests the person is dishonest and not trustworthy. SlideThe woman's accolades were stripped when she was exposed as an impostor.
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Expose RequiredPlay
An impostor often requires another character or event to reveal their deceit. SlideThe documentary crew accidentally exposed the impostor.