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  • The field commandant will hold the shuttle here until dawn on a pretext.
  • He had been summoned back from the Fremen and had his orders from Hawat—"Under pretext of guarding her, you will keep the Lady Jessica under constant surveillance."

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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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