She had been convicted of blackmail, and she made no pretense even of innocence.
Ben pretended to be vexed with Dick and Tom, but it was only pretense.
“Tell us some more about Big Brother Bill,” she said, with the pretense of a sigh.
Hastily he threw on the packs, making no pretense at neat packing.
That cannot be simulated; the pretense of it is in general, in the long ...