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Definition of Pretended

Pretended
Pretended Pre*tend"ed, a. Making a false appearance; unreal; false; as, pretended friend. -- Pre*tend"ed*ly, adv.
Pretend
Pretend Pre*tend", v. i. 1. To put in, or make, a claim, truly or falsely; to allege a title; to lay claim to, or strive after, something; -- usually with to. ``Countries that pretend to freedom.' --Swift. For to what fine he would anon pretend, That know I well. --Chaucer. 2. To hold out the appearance of being, possessing, or performing; to profess; to make believe; to feign; to sham; as, to pretend to be asleep. ``[He] pretended to drink the waters.' --Macaulay.

Meaning of Pretended from wikipedia

- Pretending or Pretend may refer to: Role-playing, refers to the changing of one's behaviour to ****ume a role, either unconsciously to fill a social role...
- live happily ever after. A variant of this story, entitled The Girl Who Pretended to be a Boy, was published in 1901 in Andrew Lang’s The Violet Fairy Book...
- Everyone Who Pretended to Like Me Is Gone is the debut studio album by the American indie rock band The Walkmen, released on March 26, 2002, on Startime...
- 51/46a: Scores at the International Music Score Library Project The Pretended Simpleton. List of characters and mention of first performance in 1769...
- that aired on MBC from 2008 to 2017. The show paired up celebrities who pretended to be married couples and completed various challenges together. The show...
- Romand (born 11 February 1954) is a French spree killer and impostor who pretended to be a medical doctor for 18 years before killing his wife, children...
- Englishwoman who pretended to be a princess from a fictional island Korla Pandit (1921–1998), African-American pianist/organist who pretended to be from India...
- the Oprichnina and disbanded his oprichniki. In 1575, Ivan once again pretended to resign from his title and proclaimed Simeon Bekbulatovich, his statesman...
- was a noted impostor. Posing as the fictional Princess Caraboo, Baker pretended to come from a far off island kingdom. Baker fooled a British town for...
- was 15-16 years old, she was sent from Lithuania by an older man who pretended to be her boyfriend. He promised her a job as a berry picker in Sweden...
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