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charlatan
used in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

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one who pretends to have capabilities or knowledge they lack
  • "Ulysses," replied Alcinous, "not one of us who sees you has any idea that you are a charlatan or a swindler. I know there are many people going about who tell such plausible stories that it is very hard to see through them, but there is a style about your language which assures me of your good disposition."
    Book 11 (57% in)
charlatan = one who pretends to have capabilities or knowledge they lack
There are no more uses of "charlatan" in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler).

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