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personate         

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      vb   tr  
1    to act the part of (a character in a play); portray  
2       a less common word for       personify  
3      (Criminal law)   to assume the identity of (another person) with intent to deceive  
  personation      n  
  personative      adj  
  personator      n  
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personate          [2]  
      adj   (of the corollas of certain flowers) having two lips in the form of a face  
     (C18: from New Latin personatus masked, from Latin persona; see person)  

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personate

  
  
act, depict, do     (informal)   enact, feign, imitate, impersonate, play-act, portray, represent  

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