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Pretexture
Pretexture Pre*tex"ture (?; 135), n. A pretext. [Obs.]

Meaning of Pretext from wikipedia

- A pretext (adj: pretextual) is an excuse to do something or say something that is not accurate. Pretexts may be based on a half-truth or developed in the...
- text) 1930 Vulgarity in Literature 1931 Music at Night 1932 Texts and Pretexts 1936 The Olive Tree and other essays (full text) 1937 Ends and Means Reissued...
- historians have suggested that the Gulf of Tonkin Incident was a manufactured pretext for the Vietnam War. North Vietnamese Naval officials have publicly stated...
- the "SIM swap scam" fraud. Pretexting (adj. pretextual), is the act of creating and using an invented scenario (the pretext) to engage a targeted victim...
- National Security Archive on 30 April 2001. In response to a request for pretexts for military intervention by the Chief of Operations of the Cuba Project...
- saw as the country's right to rule Asia, staged the Mukden Incident as a pretext to launch an invasion of Manchuria and establish the puppet state of Manchukuo...
- 1909, when Mohammad Ali Shah was defeated and forced to abdicate. On the pretext of restoring order, the Russians occupied northern Iran in 1911 and maintained...
- cities simply for the sake of increasing the terror, though under other pretexts, should be reviewed  ... I feel the need for more precise concentration...
- The ********ination of Austria's crown prince on 28 June 1914 provided the pretext for the Austrian Empire to attack Serbia and trigger World War I. After...
- A Pretext for War: 9/11, Iraq, and the Abuse of America's Intelligence Agencies is a 2004 book by journalist James Bamford that takes a highly critical...
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