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PRETENSE

'PRETENSE' is a 8 letter word starting with P and ending with E

Crossword clues for 'PRETENSE'

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Smoke and mirrors (8)PRETENSE

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for PRETENSE

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word pretense will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

ACT - AIR - DUE - WHY

4 letter words

AIRS - FACE - FAKE - GILT - IDEA - MASK - POSE - SHAM - SHOW - VEIL

5 letter words

ALIBI - BLIND - BLUFF - CLAIM - CLOAK - COLOR - COVER - DROIT - FEINT - FRAUD - FRONT - GLOSS - GUISE - IMAGE - POWER - PUT ON - PUT-ON - RIGHT - TITLE - TRICK

6 letter words

ACTING - DECEIT - DEMAND - DEVICE - EXCUSE - FACADE - FAKERY - FAKING - HANDLE - HUMBUG - OSTENT - POSING - PUT OFF - PUT-OFF - REASON - REFUGE - SCREEN - THE WHY

7 letter words

APOLOGY - CHARADE - COVER UP - COVER-UP - FACULTY - FALSITY - PAGEANT - POSTURE - PRETEXT - SEEMING - THE IDEA - VARNISH - WHAT FOR

8 letter words

BLUFFING - CHEATING - COLORING - DELUSION - DISGUISE - FALSE AIR - FEIGNING - INTEREST - MERE SHOW - PRETENSE

9 letter words

AUTHORITY - COLOURING - DECEPTION - FALSE SHOW - FALSEHOOD - HYPOCRISY - IMPOSTURE - LOFTINESS - MANNERISM - RATIONALE - REASON FOR - REASON WHY - SEMBLANCE - STRATAGEM - WHEREFORE

10 letter words

APPEARANCE - BIRTHRIGHT - COVER STORY - FALSE FRONT - HUMBUGGERY - LAME EXCUSE - MASQUERADE - PLAYACTING - POOR EXCUSE - PRETENSION - SIMULACRUM - SIMULATION - SUBTERFUGE - THE BIG IDEA - THE WHATFOR

11 letter words

AFFECTATION - DISSEMBLING - DIVINE RIGHT - EXPLANATION - INSINCERITY - LOCUS STANDI - MAKE-BELIEVE - OSTENTATION - OUTWARD SHOW - PREROGATIVE - PROPER CLAIM - PUBLIC IMAGE - SMOKE SCREEN - SMOKESCREEN - STATED CAUSE - STYLISHNESS - VESTED RIGHT

12 letter words

AFFECTEDNESS - APPURTENANCE - DISSEMBLANCE - FOUR-FLUSHING - NATURAL RIGHT - PRESCRIPTION - PROTESTATION - PUBLIC MOTIVE - SPECIOUSNESS - THE WHEREFORE

13 letter words

AIRS AND GRACES - ARTIFICIALITY - CONJUGAL RIGHT - DISSIMULATION - FEIGNED BELIEF - PROPERTY RIGHT - PUTTING ON AIRS - STALKING-HORSE - UNNATURALNESS

14 letter words

ATTITUDINIZING - RATIONAL GROUND - REPRESENTATION - VESTED INTEREST - WINDOW DRESSING

15 letter words

PRETENTIOUSNESS - PRUNES AND PRISMS

16 letter words

INALIENABLE RIGHT - MERETRICIOUSNESS - OSTENSIBLE MOTIVE - OSTENTATIOUSNESS - PRESUMPTIVE RIGHT - UNDERLYING REASON

17 letter words

LOFTY AFFECTATIONS

Definition of pretense

  • the act of giving a false appearance; "his conformity was only pretending"
  • imaginative intellectual play
  • pretending with intention to deceive

Anagrams of pretense

PETERSEN - PRE-TEENS - PRETEENS - TERPENES


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