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Adjective
Imitating something real
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“It's a real-world situation in a make-believe town.”
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Very unusual or remarkable
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Noun
The action of pretending or imagining that things are better than they really are
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“In fact, has not experience taught us that adults are more susceptible to make-believe than children, and far more skilled at creating it?”
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Deception practiced under a false or assumed character
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A public entertainment consisting of a procession of people in elaborate, colourful costumes, or an outdoor performance of a historical scene
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An erroneous belief, idea, or conception
Verb
(make believe) To make a false show or pretence of
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“You can make believe that you're sick if you want to skip school.”
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To imagine things only possible in fantasy
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(masquerade as) To pretend to be someone one is not
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To make a supposition for determining its consequences
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To make jokes, especially for purposes of teasing someone
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To outwardly look or be perceived as
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To imitate (someone or their actions or words), especially in order to entertain or ridicule
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To tell an untruth or falsehood
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