Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Pretense.
3 letter answer(s) to pretense
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"
pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind; "He acted the idiot"; "She plays deaf when the news are bad"
discharge one's duties; "She acts as the chair"; "In what capacity are you acting?"
play a role or part; "Gielgud played Hamlet"; "She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role"; "She played the servant to her husband's master"
something that people do or cause to happen
perform on a stage or theater; "She acts in this play"; "He acted in `Julius Caesar'"; "I played in `A Christmas Carol'"
a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
behave unnaturally or affectedly; "She's just acting"
4 letter answer(s) to pretense
the mass of air surrounding the Earth; "there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere"; "it was exposed to the air"
expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen; "air the old winter clothes"; "air out the smoke-filled rooms"
the region above the ground; "her hand stopped in mid air"; "he threw the ball into the air"
expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry; "Air linen"
a slight wind (usually refreshing); "the breeze was cooled by the lake"; "as he waited he could feel the air on his neck"
make public; "She aired her opinions on welfare"
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"
broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song"
once thought to be one of four elements composing the
a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)
make believe with the intent to deceive;
make a pretence of; "She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"; "he feigned sleep"
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"
something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
a person who makes deceitful pretenses
6 letter answer(s) to pretense
the face or front of a building
a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant
5 letter answer(s) to pretense
an artful or simulated semblance; "under the guise of friendship he betrayed them"
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