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We were never going to make the marriage work, so why pretend?
She closed her eyes and pretended to be asleep.
I know you hate my haircut, so don't pretend otherwise.
I'm sorry, but I can't just sit back and pretend it hasn't happened.
This is the American English definition of pretend. View British English definition of pretend.
a substance that scientists think exists out in space, but for which they have no direct proof
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