Thesaurus / pretending
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Their happiness was so great, that they would begin playing with it, pretending that it was all turned into grief.

The Field of CloverLaurence Housman

"The truth," she begged of him, when he would have led her off by pretending that she had been ill only.

Tommy and GrizelJ.M. Barrie

"He is only pretending," she said, in a voice that reached the young man.

AverilRosa Nouchette Carey

Master Skogan convulsed the bystanders by pretending to be terribly frightened.

But I am not so fond of fancying or pretending as Tib—I like real things.

The Palace in the GardenMary Louisa Molesworth

Marise, do you permit this man to be in your room, pretending to control your actions?

Vision HouseC. N. Williamson

A woman told me I could get it by pretending to the company the things were stolen.

Under CoverRoi Cooper Megrue

"There's only one way you could have done it," said Paradine, pretending to hesitate.

Vice VersaF. Anstey

"Aye," replied my friend, pretending to look very hard at the works.

“Faith, it has broken out,” he feebly laughed, pretending to misunderstand.

A Daughter of RaasayWilliam MacLeod Raine

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