Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Pretense.
3 letter answer(s) to pretense
a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
be suitable for theatrical performance; "This scene acts well"
a manifestation of insincerity; "he put on quite an act for her benefit"
Formal decisions, laws, or the like, by a legislature, ruler, court, or other authority; decrees or edicts; statutes; judgments, resolves, or awards: an act of Governments.
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 husban
4 letter answer(s) to pretense
once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry; "Air linen"
Michael Jordan's nickname
make public; "She aired her opinions on welfare"
broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song"
be broadcast; "This show will air Saturdays at 2 P.M."
expose to fresh air; "aerate your old sneakers"
travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
affected manners intended to impress others; "don't put on airs with me"
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"
medium for radio and television broadcasting; "the program was on the air from 9 til midnight"; "t
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"
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"
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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