The people will see beneath the false pretense the bare, naked facts.
The wretch had left her on false pretense in a den of shame.
"It is a false pretense;" and she scorned all false pretenses.
I am obnoxious to a party, and they adopt a false pretense to cut me off.
So he flushed, and felt that he was obtaining the required permission by false pretense.
These he scorned ...