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used in The Princess Bride

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a false appearance or action to help one pretend
  • The Great Square was filled with common people excited about the coming wedding and anniversary, and they all heard it too, and no one even made the pretense of not being scared, but, again, none of them knew at all what it might have been.
    p. 284.6

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