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  1. List of paraphrases for "pretexts":

    pretences, excuses, pretenses

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  1. Nicolas Sarkozy:

    We must be merciless, the legal quibbling, precautions and pretexts for insufficient action are not acceptable. I demand that the government implement without delay the proposals we presented months ago. There is no more time to be wasted.

  2. James Sherr:

    The accords( Minsk agreements) are full of ambiguities, baited hooks and traps. They give each side multiple pretexts for claiming violation by the other. They do not provide a firm basis for a settlement, he( Poroshenko) knows that if he accepts Russia's terms, the country will not. People have sacrificed too much. They will see it as a betrayal. Ukrainian President President Petro Poroshenko will put Ukrainian President President Petro Poroshenko legitimacy at risk if Ukrainian President President Petro Poroshenko bows to all this pressure, and Ukrainian President President Petro Poroshenko knows it.

  3. Nadezhda Savchenko:

    I know that you have children and you have a mother. Well, I am a mother and you should have at least one percent of compassion to my girl who is now in prison under absolutely artificial pretexts.

  4. Vanita Gupta:

    It is not uncommon for financial or staffing challenges to arise in the course of implementation of our consent decrees, provided those challenges are genuine, approached in good faith and not pretexts for non-compliance, we are committed to working with jurisdictions to overcome those challenges.

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