Pretent or pretend

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Pretend

Verb

Definition:

Behave so as to make it appear that something is the case when in fact it is not

Examples:

  1. I closed my eyes and pretended I was asleep
  2. She turned the pages and pretended to read

Synonyms:

  • Make as if
  • Profess
  • Affect

Pretend

Adjective

Definition:

Not really what it is represented as being; imaginary

Examples:

  1. The children poured out pretend tea for the dolls

Synonyms:

  • Imaginary
  • Imagined
  • Pretended
  • Make-believe

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