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pretext
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
a false reason presented to hide the real reason for doing something
  • There were not many occasions when one could give publicity to an architect, and buildings had little news value, but the Banner managed to throw Roark's name at the public under every kind of ingenious pretext.
    4.9 — Part 4 Chapter 9 (64% in)

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