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Verb
To present a false appearance of
“I cannot pretend to understand the problem.”
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Engage in an imaginative game or fantasy
“It was a huge adventure and we'd play silly games and pretend we were pirates on a quest for gold.”
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Behave so as to make it appear that something is the case when in fact it is not
“They could pretend that they in fact had hands toughened by manual labor in the somewhat mythical Australian outback.”
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Adjective
Not really what it is represented as being; imaginary
“Pretend troops are just what we need to fight for a pretend cause!”
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