Mountebank

noun

a swindler; a charlatan; a trickster

Synonyms:

fake

fraud

impostor


Antonyms:

truthful

honesty

transparent


The mountebank swindled the woman out of $2500.


The man was considered a mountebank because he was also pretending to be knowledgable when really he knew little to nothing about the topic.

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Fake Fortune Teller
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