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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpretendedpre‧tend‧ed /prɪˈtendɪd/ adjective  FALSEsomething that is pretended appears to be real but is not Her eyes widened in pretended astonishment.
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pretendedStill hiding in pretended concentration, Stephen watched as though his life depended on it.But not all pretended deeds have to fall short of their normal function in order to accomplish their communicative purpose.She looked from one to the other, saw comradeship in the pretended reluctance of shared smiles.a pretended suicide attempt
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