Pretense - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Pretense.

ACT
  1. be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure
  2. 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"
  3. be suitable for theatrical performance; "This scene acts well"
  4. something that people do or cause to happen
  5. a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
  6. a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program;
  7. a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
  8. a manifestation of insincerity; "he put on quite an act for her benefit"
  9. 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 t
AIRS
  1. travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
  2. a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing; "an air of mystery"; "the house had a neglected air"; "an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters"; "the place had an aura of romance"
  3. affected manners intended to impress others; "don't put on airs with me"
  4. medium for radio and television broadcasting; "the program was on the air from 9 til midnight"; "the president used the airwaves to take his message to the people"
  5. expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen; "air the old winter clothes"; "air out the smoke-filled rooms"
  6. a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence;
  7. expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry; "Air linen"
  8. the mass of air surrounding the Earth; "there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere"; "it was exposed to the air"
  9. m
FACADE
  1. the face or front of a building
  2. a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant
GUISE
  1. an artful or simulated semblance; "under the guise of friendship he betrayed them"
PUTON
RUSE
  1. a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)
  2. Trick
SHAM
  1. a person who makes deceitful pretenses
  2. 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"
  3. False
  4. make believe with the intent to deceive;
  5. something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
  6. make a pretence of; "She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"; "he feigned sleep"
Clue Database Last Updated: 18/11/2017 9:00am

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