Synonyms & Antonyms : Pretend

Pretend



( Verb )


They
pretended not to see us.

Synonyms:

Fabricate

Make-believe

Sham

Feign

Simulate

Profess

Allege

Counterfeit

Contextual Examples:

He
fabricated a good excuse for absenting from the class.

We have taught our dog to lie down and
sham being dead.

The boy
feigned headache to escape school attendance

He
alleged that the clerk had sought bribe for doing the job.

He
professed to be an expert of labor laws.

He was arrested for supplying
counterfeit currency.



Antonyms:

Verify

Substantiate

Establish

Authentic

Contextual Examples:

I have
verified the facts of the statement by comparing them with official statistics.

We can
substantiate our claim by facts, figures and documents.

It was with due evidence that we
established our claim to the official premises.

Here is an
authenticated copy of his statement supporting our claim.




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