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  Words related to pretext

Related / Similar Words: guise, pretense, pretence, stalking-horse

 

Definition:
  • an artful or simulated semblance; "under the guise of friendship he betrayed them";
  • something serving to conceal plans; a fictitious reason that is concocted in order to conceal the real reason;

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    Hyponyms: putoff

     

     
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