One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘like a dictator he will play at being kind and good’
pretend to be, give the appearance of, affect the role of, assume the role of, pass oneself off as, masquerade as, profess to be, pose as, impersonate, make out, fake, feign, simulate, affect, go through the motions of
North American informal make like
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