Synonyms for pretence
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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
pretension, pretense, pretencenoun
a false or unsupportable quality
guise, pretense, pretence, pretextnoun
an artful or simulated semblance
"under the guise of friendship he betrayed them"
pretense, pretence, feigning, dissemblingnoun
pretending with intention to deceive
pretense, pretence, make-believenoun
imaginative intellectual play
pretense, pretence, pretending, simulation, feigningnoun
the act of giving a false appearance
"his conformity was only pretending"
Dictionary of English Synonymes
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Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.
The six, those are just the first six. Those absolutely won't be accepted as the 30 percent that they wanted to replace, the Greeks know that too, by the way, they don't have any pretence that this is it.
Everyone is operating under the pretence that editing and streamlining for long enough will actually produce a coherent and short text with clearly defined alternatives for ministers to review.
Jealousy: that Dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.
The conquest of the earth... is not a pretty thing when you look into it too much. What redeems it is the idea only... not a sentimental pretence but an idea.
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