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Related / Similar Words: pretext

 

Definition:
  • a horse behind which a hunter hides while stalking game;
  • screen consisting of a figure of a horse behind which a hunter hides while stalking game;
  • something serving to conceal plans; a fictitious reason that is concocted in order to conceal the real reason;
  • a candidate put forward to divide the opposition or to mask the true candidate;

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    Hyponyms: putoff

     

     
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