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OTHER WORDS FROM pretendedpre·tend·ed·ly, adverbself-pre·tend·ed, adjectiveun·pre·tend·ed, adjective
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Hannigan pretended to be a basketball pro in order to impress a hot guy she had a crush on—only she had never played basketball.‘My Crazy Love’ Reveals the Craziest Lies People Tell for Love|Kevin Fallon|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Our Pashto interpreter explained how he had pretended to be a Pakistani policeman when interested crowds approached the compound.
When he stopped by with the mail, he smiled, and we all pretended things were normal.
I offered him my hand in congratulation, and he seized and shook it like the good-natured fool he was—or pretended to be.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I pretended to be a 35-year-old man from Kansas with a spouse and child.
When I came down to dessert that evening I pretended to be quite happy and comfortable, and to have nothing on my mind.A Flat Iron for a Farthing|Juliana Horatia Ewing
Miss Lady pretended to effect a part in the few straggling hairs that adorned his forehead.A Romance of Billy-Goat Hill|Alice Hegan Rice
So the king came at night and visited my wife at will, and as if fatigued, pretended to go to sleep, remembering what I had said.The Kath Sarit Sgara|Somadeva Bhatta
Despite his hunger, Grif pretended to consider for a few moments.Grif|B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
It offended verisimilitude, like the pretended anxiety of Robinson Crusoe and others to escape from uninhabited islands.Across the Plains|Robert Louis Stevenson