Thesaurus / pretender
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So, as you fill out your brackets this week, here’s a quick way to separate the contenders from the pretenders.
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Consummate liar and comedian, or true man and no pretender, his eyes did not falter.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Is it to the emblem of the House of York, or the badge of the Pretender?
A captivating romance of love and chivalry—the adventures of a charming highwayman of the days of the English Pretender.
THE PRINCESS DEHRAJOHN REED SCOTT
This shall be left in my hands by him for thirty days, during which the pretender shall leave France.
THE FALSE CHEVALIERWILLIAM DOUW LIGHTHALL
The young Pretender, followed by about fifty Scotch and Irish adventurers, meanwhile, came incog.
In the rebellion of which we are now treating, he turned sides, and joined the Pretender; a step treacherous in the extreme.
The Pretender himself constantly marched on foot, at the head of two regiments, one of which was appropriated as his body guard.
She offered Philip to fly with her boy to the Low Countries and to serve as a pretender in his hands.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJOHN RICHARD GREEN
But why was it necessary for you to post to Mittau, where this pretender would certainly meet exposure?
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
WORDS RELATED TO PRETENDER
- con artist
- lip server
- wolf in sheep's clothing
- black sheep
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