Pretext synonyms

prē'tĕkst'
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The way things seem to be
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External appearance in manner or dress; appropriate indication or expression; garb; shape.
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The definition of a cover is something that goes over, rests on the surface or provides a place to hide.
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An invention, typically a mechanical object; a tactic or contrivance for the purpose of committing a deception or fraud.
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Disguise is defined as a costume that hides your identity.
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(With negative adjective prepositioned, especially sorry or poor) An example.
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A field of activity:
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A deceptive outward appearance
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An opaque or translucent material used to modify the exposure of selected areas of a photograph
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A living or acting under false pretenses
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The definition of a pretense is a false impression, a false claim or an attempt to make a falsehood appear true.
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Reality; actual existence
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A real entity, event or other fact.
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The unwarranted assumption that one is deserving of merit, or behavior indicative of such an assumption; pretentiousness:
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A statement in defense or justification; excuse
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A blanket-like covering, often metaphorical.
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The system of color television.
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A substance used to color something.
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Disguise (deceptive appearance)
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A deceptive outward appearance
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(Anatomy) The front part of the head, featuring the eyes, nose, and mouth and the surrounding area.
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A deceptive outward appearance
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A kind of paint that dries to a shiny finish.
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A likeness, image, or representation
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A display; a manifestation:
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A piece of light fabric, as of net or gauze, worn, esp. by women, over the face or head or draped from a hat to conceal, protect, or enhance the face
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A thin surface layer, as of finely grained wood, glued to a base of inferior material.
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Something, as a novel or play, intended as an elaborate hoax or practical joke on the reader or audience
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A professed rather than a real reason
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An explanation offered to justify an action or make it better understood
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(British) An act of pretending or pretension; a false claim or pretext.
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A horse trained to conceal the hunter while stalking.
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A feeling of love or strong attachment.
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(Idiomatic, uncountable) A means of creating a deceptively favourable impression of something or someone; something for appearance only.
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Find another word for pretext. In this page you can discover 35 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pretext, like: appearance, guise, cover, device, disguise, excuse, front, locus standi, mask, masquerade and pretense.