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forgery

A counterfeit signature or instrument.A forged deed is void and gives no rights, even to innocent purchasers for value. If title insurance was purchased by an owner, however, that owner may make a claim for compensation,or the title insurance company may take steps to buy out any competing claims.

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The first type of fakery is an epistemological as well as moral concern; in healing it is exemplified by the possibility of a feigned performance of spirit interaction and healing power.
Chidester fails to acknowledge many obvious American antecedents of our contemporary fakery and phoniness, including P.
Fakery cannot always function as a replacement for originality.
In these two galleries -- one intimate and tailored, the other raw and expansive -- Koolhaas has displayed the range of his skill and the potential of his primary material, slicing through the stucco fakery as though it were a wedding cake, and exposing the steel to lure tourists to unanticipated delights.
To accomplish this feat without fakery, the designers went straight to Marvin Windows and Doors.
Timoney of an independent panel to audit the department's crime figures and help him ferret out fakery.
The blockbuster Titanic, which goes on general release next month, has the best fakery money can buy.
Security professionals are confronted daily by incidents that involve fakery, distortion, and lying.
Back in the 1980s, reports the Congressional General Accounting Office, officials of the Star Wars program tried to engage in some high-level fakery.
For example, men -- especially young men -- are the most likely to resort to phone call fakery.
She noted how their friendship didn't involve any falsehoods or fakery, 'Walang halong kashowbizan.