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pretense
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Henry VIII
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  • the pretence for this is...
  • Now this follows,— Which, as I take it, is a kind of puppy To the old dam, treason,—Charles the Emperor, Under pretence to see the Queen his aunt,— For ’twas indeed his colour, but he came To whisper Wolsey,—here makes visitation.

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  • The country maintains a pretense of a free press.
  • Nobody is fooled by her pretense.

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