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pre·tens·es

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  1. List of paraphrases for "pretenses":

    pretexts, pretences

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  1. Daniel Knighton/Getty Images:

    If I think its funny, if my audience will thinkits funny, then Illdo the joke, you know? ive always run underthe pretenses of if you dont like the comedian andyou dont think that hes funny then dont go to his show, dont buy his stuff -- thats how it works.

  2. The FBI:

    Defendants case is not an isolated one, but instead appears to be part of a program conducted by the PLAand specifically, FMMU or associated institutionsto send military scientists to the United States on false pretenses with false covers or false statements about their true employment.

  3. The FBI:

    Defendants case is not an isolated one, but instead appears to be part of a program conducted by the PLA and specifically, the FMMU or associated institutions to send military scientists to the United States on false pretenses with false covers or false statements about their true employment.

  4. Eric Hoffer:

    Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there.

  5. Jos Miguel Vivanco:

    A decade ago, soldiers across Colombia lured civilians to remote locations under false pretenses such as with promises of work killed them, placed weapons on their lifeless bodies, and then reported them as enemy combatants killed in action, one cant help wonder if any of the cockades in their uniforms, or the promotions throughout successful careers, corresponds to the murder of innocent civilians committed over a decade ago.

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