pretending

(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. feigning, assumption, shamming, bluffing, dissembling, counterfeiting, simulation, dissimulation, concealment, covering, masking, cheating, screening.

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  • Pretending (Al Sherman song) — Pretending is a song with music and lyrics by Al Sherman [ Sherman, Robert B. . Chapter 2; Al s Time , Pages 88 141. Santa Clarita: Camphor Tree Publishers, 1998.] and Marty Symes. It was recorded by Andy Russell with the Paul Weston Orchestra… …   Wikipedia

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