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pretext
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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • Can’t think of a pretext to keep them?
  • That’s their pretext for going after you.
  • Hermione allowed Travers to step ahead of her on the pretext of explaining features of the hall to Ron.

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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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