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1‘she tried to impersonate her boss’
imitate, mimic, do an impression of, ape
parody, caricature, burlesque, travesty, mock, satirize, lampoon
masquerade as, pose as, pass oneself off as, profess to be, purport to be, represent oneself as
informal take off, do, spoof, send up
North American informal make like
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