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Synonyms for pretence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pretension, pretense, pretence(noun)

    a false or unsupportable quality

    Synonyms:
    largeness, pretending, pretence, pretext, simulation, pretense, pretension, feigning, pretentiousness, make-believe, guise, dissembling

  2. guise, pretense, pretence, pretext(noun)

    an artful or simulated semblance

    Synonyms:
    pretending, pretence, pretext, simulation, pretense, pretension, feigning, guise, make-believe, stalking-horse, dissembling

  3. pretense, pretence, feigning, dissembling(noun)

    pretending with intention to deceive

    Synonyms:
    dissimulation, pretending, deceit, pretence, pretext, pretension, pretense, guise, feigning, make-believe, simulation, deception, dissembling

  4. pretense, pretence, make-believe(noun)

    imaginative intellectual play

    Synonyms:
    pretend, pretending, pretence, pretext, pretension, pretense, guise, feigning, make-believe, simulation, dissembling

  5. pretense, pretence, pretending, simulation, feigning(noun)

    the act of giving a false appearance

    Synonyms:
    pretending, pretence, pretext, pretension, pretense, guise, feigning, computer simulation, make-believe, simulation, model, dissembling

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pretence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Written also Pretense.] show (to conceal a thing to be done), false appearance, mask, color, simulation, affectation, cant, PRETEXT, clap-trap

  2. pretence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    subterfuge, evasion, excuse

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

pretext, guise, fiction, excuse, usurpation


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