Pretense - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Pretense.

  1. 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"
  2. be suitable for theatrical performance; "This scene acts well"
  3. something that people do or cause to happen
  4. a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
  5. a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program;
  6. a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
  7. a manifestation of insincerity; "he put on quite an act for her benefit"
  8. 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"
  9. pretend
  1. the region above the ground; "her hand stopped in mid air"; "he threw the ball into the air"
  2. a slight wind (usually refreshing); "the breeze was cooled by the lake"; "as he waited he could feel the air on his neck"
  3. 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"
  4. expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen; "air the old winter clothes"; "air out the smoke-filled rooms"
  5. once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
  6. expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry; "Air linen"
  7. make public; "She aired her opinions on welfare"
  8. affected manners intended to impress others; "don't put on airs with me"
  9. broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song"
  10. be broadcast; "This sh
  1. the face or front of a building
  2. a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant
  1. an artful or simulated semblance; "under the guise of friendship he betrayed them"
  1. a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)
  2. Trick
  1. something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
  2. a person who makes deceitful pretenses
  3. 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"
  4. make believe with the intent to deceive;
  5. False
  6. 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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Makes known
Makes public
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Men overheard in this pretence
Misbehave, with "up"
More than talk
Noise of chaps making appearance
Not delay
Not hesitate
Not real
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One of five in "Julius Ca
One of five in "Othello"
Only make-believe
Part of a play
Part of the planning for
Perform in plays
Performance piece?
Pillow cover
Pillow covering
Planes need permission to
Play a part
Play a role
Play division
Play one's part
Play part
Play piece
Play section
Play the part
Production part
Put on ___ (act snooty)
Put-up job
Puts on
Puts on ... or things tha
Puts on TV
Sam the ___ of 60's pop
Section of a play
Series of scenes
Show biz group
Show of superiority
Show piece?
Shows, as programs
Simple folks don't put th
Sly tactic
Sneaky scheme
Snobs put them on
Snooty put-on
Something to put on?
Sound blokes making an appearance
Stage entertainment
Stage, as a play
Take a part
Take effect
Take measures
Take steps
Take steps in a court
The whole song and dance?
They may be put on
They're sometimes put on
Tread the boards
Tread the boards at Criterion theatre, taking leading parts
Trick Australian natives, do you say?
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Trojan horse, for example
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What a scene is seen in
What a snob might put on
Work within a company, sa
You can put them on

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