Part of speech:
Something accepted as fact for the sake of convenience, although not necessarily true
A fanciful tale of legendary deeds and creatures, usually intended for children.
An imaginary number.
Characterized by, constituting, or gained by fraud:
(Obs.) A trick or fraud
Something unreal, insubstantial, or imaginary.
To represent falsely; pretend to:
To achieve or imitate the characteristics or effect of
An affecting or pretending to like, have, etc.; show or pretense
One loop or winding of a coiled rope or cable.
A deceptive action calculated to divert attention from one's real purpose.
A new device, method, or process developed from study and experimentation:
The use of spells, charms, and rituals in seeking to cause or control events or to govern certain natural or supernatural forces; occultism
The duplicating or reproducing of certain characteristics or conditions, as of a system or physical process, by the use of a model or representation, for study, training, etc.
(Poker) An attempt to represent yourself as holding a stronger hand than you do.
To behave in an overdramatic or artificial manner.
The ability to confront and deal with reality by using the creative power of the mind; resourcefulness:
To add up to:
To pretend; feign
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