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fake

Nautical
one round of a coil of rope

fake

[fāk]
(naval architecture)
To lay a rope or chain down in long bights side by side or in coils in regular order.
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Unfortunately, a century later 'nature fakers' are still promoting their sentimental myths about nature, only now with serious repercussions for our national interests and security."
One web faker even cultivated "romantic" online relationships with the sister of one of the Hillsborough victims, based on the lie he himself was a survivor.
Fakers' mark: The tobacco Customs found in Glasgow raid had authentic-looking stamp
There is vulgar display of pomp and power by 'fakers' in private residences, weddings and parties.
Nearly all GPs said they had seen a patient they thought was exaggerating to get cash and 65% had seen more fakers in the past 10 years.
Nearly all (98 per cent) GPs said they had seen a patient they thought was exaggerating an injury to get compensation and 65 per cent of GPs have seen an increase in "fakers" over the past 10 years.
Nearly all (98%) GPs said they had seen a patient they thought was exaggerating an injury to get compensation and 65% of GPs have seen an increase in "fakers" over the past 10 years.
It was Petronius (Nero's harshest critic) who once said: "The world wants to be deceived: so shall it be." This fascinating book - remembering Petronius - evokes the world of fakers, forgers and conmen who can get you anything from a Rembrandt or a van Gogh, a Chippendale sideboard or an ancient Egyptian statue, tomorrow morning.
The voluminous literature on hoaxes has not spared the 18th century, says Lynch (English, Rutgers U., New Jersey), but his account differs from the many others by focusing not on the fakers but on the critics who argued over their hoaxes, forgeries, and counterfeits.
At present only a fraction of fakers and forgers are caught and punished for their crimes - which in turn allows thousands of other villains to escape detection in the UK.
NICELY-MADE British art caper film FAKERS (15, 85 mins) features engaging performances by Matthew Rhys and Kate Ashfield.