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Synonyms for pretended
prɪˈtɛn dɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, shamadjective

    adopted in order to deceive

    "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"

    Synonyms:
    off-key, fancied, fake, mistaken, imitation, sour, delusive, fictive, simulated, put on, fictional, assumed, false, faux, fictitious, sham, fabricated, untrue

    Antonyms:
    genuine, echt

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pretended":

    faked

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How to use pretended in a sentence?

  1. Van Der Beek:

    I did [meet Trump] at an Oscar party years ago, it was a two second passing. He pretended to [recognize me] if he didn’t.

  2. Archimedes:

    Those who claim to discover everything but produce no proofs of the same may be confuted as having actually pretended to discover the impossible.

  3. Edith Eva Eger:

    I was so scared, i closed my eyes, and I pretended that the music was Tchaikovsky, and I was dancing 'Romeo and Juliet' in the Budapest opera house.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    This whole time they've pretended that they basically don't care about the criticism, but this is a signal they have taken that to heart and they're trying to rebut that perception.

  5. Prosecutor Jason Nicol:

    There is no question: if Mr Carson did not have actual influence he certainly pretended he did so.

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