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pretense
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The Idiot
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  • I am often discussing subjects of this nature with him, gentlemen, but for the most part he talks nonsense enough to make one deaf: this story has no pretence of being true.

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

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