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Adjective
Unnatural or artificial in one's mannerisms or behavior
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“Todd shrugged with pretended indifference.”
Adjective
Characterized by a lack of sincerity
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Adjective
Experienced in the imagination through the feelings or actions of another person
Verb
Past tense for to make a false show or pretense of
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“I cannot pretend to understand the problem.”
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Past tense for to play or act out a (usually imaginary) role
“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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Past tense for to imagine or fantasize about something
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“My little sister always liked to pretend that she was a princess.”
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Past tense for to purport or make a false claim about something
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“There are some who pretend to be rich, yet have nothing.”
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Past tense for to tell a lie or something that is untrue
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Past tense for to assume or consider that something is true or correct
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Past tense for to make jokes, especially for purposes of teasing someone
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Past tense for to quibble over trivial matters
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Past tense for act
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