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pretense
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Dune
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  • This is what uncouples him from belief in his own pretensions.
  • Review, friends—troops long past review: Each a dot of time without pretense or guile.
  • They say she has pretensions of a literary nature.
  • Shall we now shed sham and pretense?
  • Considering the unrest of the time, this may not be an excessive estimate, although any pretense to real accuracy in the figure must be just that — pretense.
  • Considering the unrest of the time, this may not be an excessive estimate, although any pretense to real accuracy in the figure must be just that — pretense.

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

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