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All Quiet on the Western Front
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pretense
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All Quiet on the Western Front
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  • It is true, such things are often simulated, but the pretence itself is a symptom.
  • For this I know—he cannot be saved, I have, indeed, tried to tell myself that he will be, but at noon this pretence breaks down and melts before his groans.

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

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