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Adjective
Unnatural, artificial or fake in nature
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“Todd shrugged with pretended indifference.”
Adjective
Characterized by a lack of sincerity
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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 pretence of
“I cannot pretend to understand the problem.”
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Past tense for 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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Past tense for 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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Went through the motions of having
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Past tense for to make a false show or pretence of
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Past tense for appear to be or do something, especially falsely
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Past tense for make a show of
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Past tense for tell a fib
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Past tense for to make jokes, especially for purposes of teasing someone
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Past tense for to deceive or fool someone
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Past tense for to quibble over trivial matters
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Past tense for to tease, typically in a good-natured way
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Past tense for assume the existence of
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Past tense for act
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