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Then, after having finished my make-believe work, I retired.

It is understood that there is to be no make-believe about the fares.

All depends on the completeness and constancy with which the make-believe is supported.

I can't say I'm happy, exactly, but Maud is and I'm goin' to make-believe be, for her sake.

That was just like my runaway, all innocent acting and make-believe.

He's down on hypocrites and make-believe piety as bad as you are.

But the glorious, happy, make-believe days too soon came to an end.

The make-believe was to be kept up to the last tragic moment.

But Marzak shrugged his shoulders with make-believe contempt.

Oh, why do you mock, and make-believe that your heart is on your lips and nowhere else?

WORD ORIGIN

"pretence," 1811, from make (v.) + believe. As an adjective by 1824.

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