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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • Nobody seemed to find Scrimgeour’s pretense that he did not know Harry’s name convincing,
  • ’My dear boy, let us have no more pretence about that.
  • Abandoning pretense, Harry said, "And it wasn’t Sirius?
  • Finally Scrimgeour said, with no pretense at warmth, "I see.

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

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