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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PSEUDO

This sort of pseudo reputation, whether for good or for evil, is not uncommon in the world.

While Fandor was going downstairs the pseudo Mme. Ceiron made a grimace.

And we have had perhaps more than enough of the pseudo Mrs Ragg.

He did not know of what this pseudo Quaker might be capable.

Your social affairs, too, are meddled with by your family and pseudo friends.

The servants were no longer the pseudo monks we had seen at the first meal.

“Down with him, then,” and we headed the Provisional list with the pseudo Orange-tawny.

But Chatterton wrote poems, pseudo chronicles, and not history.

The pseudo fireman dragged a big cigar-case from his hip-pocket.

Then start afresh with Grace's group, practical, pseudo masculine.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "false or spurious thing;" see pseudo-. As an adjective in this sense from mid-15c. In modern use, of persons, "pretentious, insincere," from 1945; as a noun from 1959. Related: Pseudish.

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