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 for Forged
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Forge \Forge\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Forged; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Forging.] [F. forger, OF. forgier, fr. L. fabricare,
     fabricari, to form, frame, fashion, from fabrica. See
     Forge, n., and cf. Fabricate.]
     1. To form by heating and hammering; to beat into any
        particular shape, as a metal.
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              Mars's armor forged for proof eterne. --Shak.
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     2. To form or shape out in any way; to produce; to frame; to
        invent.
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              Those names that the schools forged, and put into
              the mouth of scholars, could never get admittance
              into common use.                      --Locke.
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              Do forge a life-long trouble for ourselves.
                                                    --Tennyson.
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     3. To coin. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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     4. To make falsely; to produce, as that which is untrue or
        not genuine; to fabricate; to counterfeit, as, a
        signature, or a signed document.
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              That paltry story is untrue,
              And forged to cheat such gulls as you. --Hudibras.
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              Forged certificates of his . . . moral character.
                                                    --Macaulay.
  
     Syn: To fabricate; counterfeit; feign; falsify.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  forged \forged\ (f[=o]rjd), adj.
     1. Not genuine; counterfeit; -- used mostly of signatures and
        documents. See forge, v. t., 4.
  
     Syn: bad.
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     2. shaped by strong pressure in a press, or by heatng and
        hammering; -- of metal objects.
  
     Note: Also used metaphorically of results requiring intense
           or difficult effort.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  forged
      adj 1: reproduced fraudulently; "like a bad penny..."; "a forged
             twenty dollar bill" [syn: bad, forged]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  73 Moby Thesaurus words for "forged":
     assembled, built, cast, concocted, constructed, cooked-up,
     counterfeit, crafted, created, custom, custom-built, custom-made,
     ersatz, extracted, fabricated, fabulous, fake, fancied, fantasied,
     fantastic, fashioned, fictional, fictitious, figmental, formed,
     gathered, grown, handcrafted, handmade, harvested, hatched, hokey,
     homemade, homespun, imitation, invented, legendary, machine-made,
     machined, made, made to order, made-up, man-made, manufactured,
     milled, mined, mock, molded, mythical, phony, plagiarized, prefab,
     prefabricated, processed, pseudo, put together, put-up, quasi,
     raised, ready-for-wear, ready-formed, ready-made, ready-prepared,
     ready-to-wear, refined, sham, shaped, smelted, synthetic,
     trumped-up, well-built, well-constructed, well-made
  
  

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