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Pretend

Pretend is an English word meaning "-" in Xitsonga. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of pretend
- Pretend adj : imagined as in a play; "the make-believe world of theater"; "play money"; "dangling their legs in the water to catch pretend fish" [syn: {make-believe}] n : the enactment of a pretense; "it was just pretend" [syn: {make-believe}] v
- Make believe with the intent to deceive; "He feigned that he was ill"; "He shammed a headache" [syn: {feign}, {sham}, {affect}, {dissemble}]
- Behave unnaturally or affectedly; "She's just acting" [syn: {dissemble}, {act}]
- Put forward a claim and assert right or possession of; "pretend the title of King"
- Put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"; "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong" [syn: {guess}, {venture}, {hazard}]
- Represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like; "She makes like an actress" [syn: {make}, {make believe}]
- State insincerely; "He professed innocence but later admitted his guilt"; "She pretended not to have known the suicide bomber"; "She pretends to be an expert on wine" [syn: {profess}]
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