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Adjective
Fake, unnatural or artificial in nature
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“Shanti fetched a pretended smile from her wronged and burdened heart, and approached the ladies group in as a cheerful mood as she could.”
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Characterized by a lack of sincerity
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“Their sympathy is better expressed as a pretended interest in their welfare.”
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Dishonestly claiming to be something that one isn't
“He had taken nothing but turpentine for it, as he was advised to by a pretended doctor, to whom he made known his condition.”
Adjective
In a way that is easily perceived, understood or believed
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Imaginary, not based in reality
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Seemingly, apparently, or on the surface
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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 tease, typically in a good-natured way
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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 quibble over trivial matters
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Past tense for to act out a character, typically as a performance
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