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

  Impersonation \Im*per`son*a"tion\, Impersonification
  \Im`per*son`i*fi*ca"tion\, n.
     The act of impersonating; personification; investment with
     personality; representation in a personal form.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  impersonation
      n 1: a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic
           effect [syn: caricature, imitation, impersonation]
      2: pretending to be another person [syn: imposture,
         impersonation]
      3: imitating the mannerisms of another person [syn:
         impersonation, personation]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  59 Moby Thesaurus words for "impersonation":
     acting, aping, buffoonery, business, characterization, copying,
     counterfeiting, dumb show, embodiment, emulation, enacting,
     enactment, fakery, following, forgery, gag, ham, hammy acting,
     hit-off, hoke, hokum, imitation, imposture, impression,
     incarnation, masquerade, mimesis, mimicking, mimicry, miming,
     mirroring, mummery, onomatopoeia, overacting, pantomime,
     pantomiming, parody, patter, performance, performing, personation,
     personification, plagiarism, plagiary, playacting, playing,
     portrayal, posing, projection, repetition, representation,
     simulation, slapstick, stage business, stage directions,
     stage presence, stunt, takeoff, taking a role
  
  

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