What is the opposite of pretend?

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Verb
Opposite of to make a false show or pretence of
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Opposite of engage in an imaginative game or fantasy
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(destroy) Opposite of to make a false show or pretence of
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(represent) Opposite of to make a false show or pretence of
“He tries hard to fulfill duties that represent honesty and kindness.”
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Opposite of appear to be or do something, especially falsely
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Opposite of pretend
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Opposite of make a show of
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Opposite of to make jokes, especially for purposes of teasing someone
“There's a time be serious but there's also a time to let your hair down and have a good time.”
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Opposite of to tell an untruth or falsehood
“Stone, I promise you, the second there's something to level with you about, I'll level with you.”
Verb
Opposite of assume the existence of
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Opposite of to make a false display of
“It would be difficult to be a night vigilante if Batman were to reveal his true identity.”
Adjective
Opposite of existing only in the imagination
Adjective
Opposite of existing only in the realms of one's imagination
Adjective
Opposite of of, involving, or existing only as a fanciful idea
“I am constantly advised by my parents to have realistic expectations of my salary in the first year of employment.”
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