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asthmaticeog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-07-05 08:54 PM
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22. Pretense:
1. The act of pretending; a false appearance or action intended to deceive.
2. A false or studied show; an affectation: a pretense of nonchalance.
3. A professed but feigned reason or excuse; a pretext: under false pretenses.
4. Something imagined or pretended.
5. Mere show without reality; outward appearance.
6. A right asserted with or without foundation; a claim.
7. The quality or state of being pretentious; ostentation.

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