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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...
- information. Pretending or pretexting to be another person with the goal of gaining access physically to a system or building. Pretexting (adj. pretextual), is...
- saw as the country's right to rule Asia, used the Mukden Incident as a pretext to launch an invasion of Manchuria and establish the puppet state of Manchukuo...
- cities simply for the sake of increasing the terror, though under other pretexts, should be reviewed  ... I feel the need for more precise concentration...
- March 1936 Hitler used the Franco-Soviet Treaty of Mutual ****istance as a pretext to order the army to march 3,000 troops into the demilitarised zone in...
- and rape. ****ange denied the allegations, and said that they were just a pretext for him to be extradited from Sweden to the United States because of his...
- Egyptian client state, was absorbed into the United Arab Republic under the pretext of Arab union, and was never restored. In the early 1960s, Egypt became...
- 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...
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