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General dictionaries General (25 matching dictionaries)
  1. pretence: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. pretence: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. pretence: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. pretence: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. pretence: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. pretence: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Pretence, pretence: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. pretence: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. pretence: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. pretence: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. pretence: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. Pretence, pretence: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. pretence: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Pretence: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  15. Pretence: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. pretence: Rhymezone [home, info]
  17. Pretence: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  18. pretence: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  19. pretence: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  20. pretence: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  21. pretence: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  22. pretence: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  23. pretence: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. PRETENCE: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. pretence: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. pretence: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. pretence: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (pretence)

noun:  the act of giving a false appearance
noun:  imaginative intellectual play
noun:  pretending with intention to deceive
noun:  an artful or simulated semblance
noun:  a false or unsupportable quality

Words similar to pretence:   feigning, guise, pretending, pretense, pretension, pretext, simulation, more...

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