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Daemon
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charlatan

(noun) A person who makes elaborate, fraudulent, and often voluble claims to skill or knowledge; a quack or fraud.

Synonyms: mountebank

Usage: In a somber tone, the charlatan proclaimed that he could cure the woman with only a banana peel—for a small fee, of course.
Vit Babenco
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Charlatan sounds very synonymous to politician.
Milica Boghunovich
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charlatan

(noun) A person who makes elaborate, fraudulent, and often voluble claims to skill or knowledge; a quack or fraud.

Synonyms: mountebank

Usage: In a somber tone, the charlatan proclaimed that he could cure the woman with only a banana peel—for a small fee, of course.

Shame on you Someone's two bosses are she-charlatans/charlatannes.
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A charlatan is one who pretends to possess knowledge he or she lacks. From the 16th century Italian ciarlatano "a quack," the usage of charlatan has not shifted much. Other words for charlatan are impostor, cheat, or pretender. Charlatans are marked by the elaborate schemes they cook up. Russian playwright Anton Chekhov said, "No psychologist should pretend to understand what he does not understand...Only fools and charlatans know everything and understand nothing."

Beware of charlatans who try to sell you access to the fountain of youth or to a Ponzi scheme disguised as an exclusive investment fund.

http://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/charlatan
Fredric-frank Myers
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I could refer to the Republican Party in the U.S. of A. as true charlatans, but it would then give the rest of those Charlatan's throughout the world, an extremely bad insult.
Ravindra
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Fredric-frank Myers, so are the majority of the politicians here. After all politicians are the same wherever they are. Aren't they?


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