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The Fountainhead
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  • The worst thing is to kill a man’s pretense at it.
  • His simple ease spared her the necessity of explanation or pretense; his manner included no comment.
  • That was a form of pretense, too—our being too casual.
  • There must be no pretense at things to which you have no right.

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

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