Imposturous
Imposturous Im*pos"tur*ous, a. Impostrous; deceitful. [1913 Webster]

Strictness fales and impostrous. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]


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  • imposturous — im·pos·tur·ous …   English syllables

  • imposturous — (ˈ)im|päschərəs, əmˈp adjective : impostrous …   Useful english dictionary

  • imposture — impostrous /im pos treuhs/, imposturous, adj. /im pos cheuhr/, n. 1. the action or practice of imposing fraudulently upon others. 2. deception using an assumed character, identity, or name, as by an impostor. 3. an instance or piece of fraudulent …   Universalium

  • imposture — /ɪmˈpɒstʃə/ (say im poschuh) noun 1. the action or practice of imposing fraudulently upon others. 2. deception practised under an assumed character or name, as by an impostor. 3. an instance or piece of fraudulent imposition. {Late Latin… …   Australian English dictionary

  • deceptive — [adj] dishonest ambiguous, astucious, beguiling, bum*, catchy, crafty, cunning, deceitful, deceiving, deluding, delusive, delusory, designing, disingenuous, fake, fallacious, false, fishy, foxy, fraudulent, illusory, imposturous, indirect,… …   New thesaurus

  • pretended — [adj] alleged; imaginary affected, artificial, assumed, avowed, bluffing, bogus, charlatan, cheating, concealed, counterfeit, covered, dissimulated, factitious, fake, false, falsified, feigned, fictitious, impostrous, imposturous, lying, make… …   New thesaurus

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