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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. pretense: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. pretense: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. pretense: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. pretense: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. pretense: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. pretense: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Pretense, pretense: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. pretense: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. pretense: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. pretense: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. pretense: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. pretense: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Pretense, pretense: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. pretense: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. pretense: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. pretense: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Pretense (Stargate SG-1), Pretense: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Pretense: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. pretense: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. pretense: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. pretense: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. pretense: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. pretense: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. pretense: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. pretense: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. pretense: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  27. pretense: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. pretense: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. pretense: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. pretense: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (pretense)

noun:  the act of giving a false appearance
noun:  imaginative intellectual play
noun:  pretending with intention to deceive
noun:  an artful or simulated semblance
noun:  a false or unsupportable quality

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Phrases that include pretense:   drop all pretense at, make a pretense, make a pretense of, shield of pretense, under/on the pretense of more...

Words similar to pretense:   dissembling, feigning, make-believe, pretence, pretending, pretension, simulation, airs, guise, sham, more...

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