Definition of 'pretense'
Example sentences containing 'pretense'
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"She could no longer keep up a pretense of bonhomie: his tone was irritating her. GALILEE (2001)They'd not brought him the head simply to humor him, though that might be their pretense. THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)
Of course, once he spoke of Lulu, all pretense was abandoned. THE LAST REPORT ON THE MIRACLES AT LITTLE NO HORSE: A NOVEL (2001)
Trends of 'pretense'
Used Occasionally. pretense is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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