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pretext
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Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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  • On the pretext that the private office was needed for something else, Miep took Mr. Dussel upstairs, opened the bookcase and stepped inside, while Mr. Dussellooked on in amazement.
  • It’s obviously a pretext.

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  • They used the incident as a pretext to invade the country.
  • She thinks the need for international pollution control is being used as a pretext to create a world government that supersedes national sovereignty with extensive rule making and taxing authority.

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