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to pretend: to act, to fake, to make believe, to feign, to simulate, to masquerade
Don't pretend that you don't know what I'm talking about. Stop acting like you don't understand what I mean.

to pretend that...: to act like, to feign that...
Pretend that you're a princess; you can put a beautiful dress on and act like you really are a princess.

pretend: imaginary, false, make-believe
This is my pretend house. It's not a real one, just an imaginary one.

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