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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pretense, pretence, pretending, simulation, feigning(noun)

    the act of giving a false appearance

    "his conformity was only pretending"

    Synonyms:
    pretence, pretext, pretension, pretense, guise, feigning, computer simulation, make-believe, simulation, model, dissembling

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    pretend, faking, shamming, make-believe, claiming

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