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pretense
{n} a showing what is not real, a claim
pretense
see pretence. the American spelling of pretence (pretensse, from praetendere; PRETEND)
pretense
That which is pretended; false, deceptive, or hypocritical show, argument, or reason; pretext; feint
pretense
{i} feigning, pretending; impersonation; false show, false appearance; claim, assertion
pretense
imaginative intellectual play
pretense
pretending with intention to deceive
pretense
The act of laying claim; the claim laid; assumption; pretension
pretense
Intention; design
pretense
the act of giving a false appearance; "his conformity was only pretending"
pretense
A false or hypocritical profession, as, under pretense of friendliness; sham, pretext, claim; an effort to give some appearance or mislead
pretense
the act of giving a false appearance; "his conformity was only pretending" imaginative intellectual play pretending with intention to deceive
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an artful or simulated semblance; "under the guise of friendship he betrayed them"
pretense
{f} pretend, feign; impersonate; put on a false show, create a false appearance; claim wrongly, make a false assertion
pretense
imaginative intellectual play pretending with intention to deceive
pretense
The act of holding out, or offering, to others something false or feigned; presentation of what is deceptive or hypocritical; deception by showing what is unreal and concealing what is real; false show; simulation; as, pretense of illness; under pretense of patriotism; on pretense of revenging Cæsar's death
pretense
a false or unsupportable quality
a pretense