Verbal Ability - One Word Substitutes - Discussion

Discussion :: One Word Substitutes - Section 1 (Q.No.75)

In questions given below out of four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentence.


A person who tries to deceive people by claiming to be able to do wonderful things

[A]. Trickster
[B]. Imposter
[C]. Magician
[D]. Mountebank

Answer: Option A


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Keerthi said: (Aug 26, 2012)  
Why can't it be magician?

Raghu said: (Oct 10, 2013)  
Because A person who cheats or deceives people is called Trickster.

Debajyoti said: (Aug 25, 2015)  
What is the actual meaning of the word trickster?

Radhika said: (Sep 4, 2015)  
Mountebank should be the answer because it means a person who deceives people and attracts them by various tricks.

Ajay said: (Sep 5, 2015)  
A person who trick or cheats people.

Nikhil said: (Sep 8, 2015)  
What is the difference between trickster and mountebank?

According to Google Mountebank is the one who deceives people.

Sriram said: (Sep 27, 2015)  
Mountebank, trickster and Imposter have similar meanings. And they trick the people. But, magician is the one who deceives people by doing wonderful tricks.

Richard said: (May 6, 2016)  
Why not the answer must be Imposter?

Ishak Khan said: (May 21, 2016)  
Magician is one who gives pleasure by doing wonderful things.

Shikha said: (Nov 11, 2016)  
Imposter a person who pretends to be someone else to deceive others.

Shikha said: (Nov 11, 2016)  
Mountebank is a word used for a person who deceives others only for the sake of money.

Akila said: (Jan 4, 2019)  
I think magician is the most correct one because trickster can do simple and not wonderful things.

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