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Sample sentences for the GRE study word pretend

pretend can be used as a adj
pretend can be used as a verb
pretend can be used as a noun

1.What nonsense to pretend there isn't. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
2.I say, let us pretend that it is the end.. - from Peter Pan by James M. Barrie
3.Don't pretend to be in raptures about mine. - from Emma by Jane Austen
4.You are much better than you pretend to be.. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
5.I cannot pretend to describe what I then felt. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
6.You pretend to be shocked by what I have said. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
7.Why did you pretend to be my guardian's brothe. - from The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
8."But why should this man pretend to be his own brother. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
9."How near it may be to _mine_, I cannot pretend to say. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
10.And pretends that yesterday, Atal. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
11."He pretends the air of the Faubourg St. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
12.She crawls forward and pretends to frighten them. - from A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
13.He pretends to do one thing, and does something else. - from The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana
14."She's actually delighted when anyone writes her name up in a take-notice for all she pretends to be so mad. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
15.He is a professional beggar, though in order to avoid the police regulations he pretends to a small trade in wax vestas. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
16.Every body pretends to feel and tries to describe with the taste and elegance of him who first defined what picturesque beauty was. - from Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
17.He pretends to fall into a swoon and says senseless things that should have ruined him. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
18.The count pretends I have not him to thank--so be it--I will erect an altar Deo ignoto.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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