(a.) As if; as though; as it were; in a manner sense or degree; having some resemblance to\; qualified; -- used as an adjective, or a prefix with a noun or an adjective; as, a quasi contract, an implied contract, an obligation which has arisen from some act, as if from a contract; a quasi corporation, a body that has some, but not all, of the peculiar attributes of a corporation; a quasi argument, that which resembles, or is used as, an argument; quasi historical, apparently historical, seeming to be historical.

affected apishly apocryphal approximate approximating approximative artificial as it were assumably assumed assumedly assumptively bastard bogus brummagem byname close cognominal colorable colored counterfeit counterfeited diminutive distorted dressed up dummy embellished embroidered epithetic ersatz factitious fake faked falsified feigned fictitious fictive forged formal garbled hokey honorific hypocoristic illegitimate imitation imitatively in name only in seeming junky make-believe man-made mock much at one much the same near nearly the same nominal nominative onomatopoetically perverted phony pinchbeck plagiarized presumably presumedly presumptively pretended pseudo put-on queer reputedly same but different seemingly self-called self-christened self-styled sham shoddy simulated so-called soi-disant spurious supposably supposedly suppositionally supposititious supposititiously synthetic synthetically tin tinsel titivated titular twisted unauthentic ungenuine unnatural unreal warped would-be


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