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pre·tend·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pretense, pretence, pretending, simulation, feigning(noun)

    the act of giving a false appearance

    "his conformity was only pretending"

Wiktionary

  1. pretending(Noun)

    The act of imagining; make-believe

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pretending

    of Pretend

Freebase

  1. Pretending

    "Pretending" is a song by the Finnish band HIM, released in 2001 as the fifth track from their album Deep Shadows and Brilliant Highlights. In 2006, "Pretending" was released as a double-single along with "In Joy and Sorrow" on the album Uneasy Listening Vol. 1. "In Joy and Sorrow" is the fifth track on Uneasy Listening Vol. 1 while "Pretending" was an exclusive sixteenth track only available by buying the album from Best Buy. "In Joy and Sorrow"/"Pretending" reached #1 in Finland. The first track on the international release, is a shorter version than the track on the album Deep Shadows and Brilliant Highlights. The original version is 3:55 while the single version is 3:44.

How to pronounce pretending?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say pretending in sign language?

  1. pretending

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pretending in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pretending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of pretending in a Sentence

  1. Renae A. Sauter:

    When pretending starts, growth stops

  2. Vanna Bonta:

    The news is disease in disguise pretending to be information.

  3. American Indian Proverb:

    You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep. Navajo

  4. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz:

    Donald Trump is not an outsider. He is pretending to be an outsider.

  5. El Paso in which O'Rourke:

    I was like, f --- no, uh-uh, i can't pretend. I would be pretending.

Images & Illustrations of pretending

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