personation


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Synonyms for personation

imitating the mannerisms of another person

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What I would like to say for the record is that I did not ask anyone, whether a relative or otherwise, to cast votes through personation.
Poetaster, instead of relying for its effectiveness on the kind of libels and comic personations of Marston and Dekker's plays, offers a picture of what Jonson views as the proper shape of a specifically literary hierarchy.
Yesterday, a jury at Birmingham Crown Court took just over half an hour to unanimously agree that Hussain, from Birmingham, was guilty on two counts of personation.
Iftikhar Hussain, 31, of Green Lane, Small Heath, has denied two charges of personation in the names of Abdul Khaliq and Mukhtar Hussain.
Iftikhar Hussain, 31, of Green Lane, Small Heath, Birmingham, has denied two charges of personation by voting in the names of Abdul Khaliq and Mukhtar Hussain.
Fitz-Geffry has even taunted Faber-Fabrianus on the whole business of personation in the second line, which Wheare particularly points to.
While Fineman makes the strong argument that Shakespeare's sonnets mark a significant moment in the development of early modern subjectivity, there are other venues where the tension between a grammar and rhetoric of personation becomes explicit.
The allegations were made by Mayor of Thurles John Kenehan who said he received a number of complaints of personation - where a person assumes the identity of another to vote.
A spokeswoman for the Cheshire constabulary said: ``The man is being questioned in relation to an allegation of Personation under the Pilots Act 2004.
Matthew Steggle's monograph, The Wars of the Theatres: The Poetics of Personation in the Age of Jonson, places satiric comedies by his contemporary professional dramatists squarely in the context of "struggles about the nature, status, and future of professional drama.
Phillips, then 23, pleaded no contest to one count each of felony false personation and misdemeanor weapons possession.
Hussain, aged 31 of Green Lane, Small Heath, Birmingham has denied two charges of personation in the names of Abdul Khaliq and Mukhtar Hussain at Birmingham Crown Court.
Hussain (31) of Green Lane, Small Heath, pleaded not guilty at Birmingham Crown court to two charges of personation on May 4, 2006 by voting in the names of Abdul Khaliq and Mukhtar Hussain.
This is chiefly due to the very real difficulties of proving the offences of personation in polling stations and tampering with postal ballots.
There were no recorded attempts at personation during the European Parliamentary Elections held in June.