Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Pretense.
have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected; "The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought"; "How does your idea work in practice?"; "This method doesn't work"; "The breaks of my new car act quickly"; "The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water"
be suitable for theatrical performance; "This scene acts well"
something that people do or cause to happen
a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program;
a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
a manifestation of insincerity; "he put on quite an act for her benefit"
behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
the region above the ground; "her hand stopped in mid air"; "he threw the ball into the air"
a slight wind (usually refreshing); "the breeze was cooled by the lake"; "as he waited he could feel the air on his neck"
a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of; "air pollution"; "a smell of chemicals in the air"; "open a window and let in some air"; "I need some fresh air"
expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen; "air the old winter clothes"; "air out the smoke-filled rooms"
once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry; "Air linen"
make public; "She aired her opinions on welfare"
affected manners intended to impress others; "don't put on airs with me"
broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song"
be broadcast; "This sh
the face or front of a building
a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant
an artful or simulated semblance; "under the guise of friendship he betrayed them"
a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)
something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
a person who makes deceitful pretenses
adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"
make believe with the intent to deceive;
make a pretence of; "She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"; "he feigned sleep"
Clue Database Last Updated: 22/01/2018 9:00am
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