pretense

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Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
display pretense affect
deliberate pretense or exaggerated display affectation , affectedness , mannerism , pose
pretense as part of scheme artifice , dodge , ruse , stratagem , subterfuge , wile
pretense that your position is stronger than it really is bluff
art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means divination , foretelling , fortune telling , soothsaying
bag for food that a customer did not eat at a restaurant; the transparent pretense is that the food is taken home to feed the customer's dog doggie bag , doggy bag
enactment of a pretense make-believe , pretend
righteous as pretense sanctimonious
absence of affectation or pretense simmpleness , simplicity
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