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synonyms for makebelieve

  • fabricated
  • fictional
  • false
  • imaginary
  • make believe
  • mythical
  • prepared
  • specious
  • trumped-up
  • unreal
  • untrue
  • fictional
  • imaginary
  • simulated
  • dream
  • fantasy
  • mock
  • pretend
  • sham
  • acted
  • false
  • fraudulent
  • made-up
  • pretended

antonyms for makebelieve

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  • original
  • real
  • true
  • genuine
  • real
  • true
  • unimagined
        • reveal
        • show
        • uncover
        • unmask
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        How to use makebelieve in a sentence

        Mary Makebelieve used to talk most in the nighttime, but her mother talked most in the morning.
        MARY, MARYJAMES STEPHENS
        One night when Mrs. Makebelieve came home she was very low-spirited indeed.
        MARY, MARYJAMES STEPHENS
        Mrs. Makebelieve liked to lie in bed until the last possible moment.
        MARY, MARYJAMES STEPHENS
        Mary ran to her mother moaning like a sick person, but Mrs. Makebelieve did not look at her.
        MARY, MARYJAMES STEPHENS
        It was only broken by Mrs. Makebelieve, who began to hum a song as she polished the fire grate.
        MARY, MARYJAMES STEPHENS
        As this story proceeded Mrs. Makebelieve looked once or twice at her daughter.
        MARY, MARYJAMES STEPHENS
        Mrs. Makebelieve secreted these, and went home marveling to find that she was yet alive.
        MARY, MARYJAMES STEPHENS
        However, I saw that the man pleaded not guilty, and then Mr. Makebelieve opened the case for the Crown.
        THE HUMOUROUS STORY OF FARMER BUMPKIN'S LAWSUITRICHARD HARRIS
        Mary Makebelieve lived with her mother in a small room at the very top of a big, dingy house in a Dublin back street.
        MARY, MARYJAMES STEPHENS
        Mary Makebelieve thought it was very clever of the little ducklings to be able to swim so well.
        MARY, MARYJAMES STEPHENS
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