Pretended Pre*tend"ed, a. Making a false appearance; unreal; false; as, pretended friend. -- {Pre*tend"ed*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • pretendedly — adverb see pretended …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pretendedly — See pretended. * * * …   Universalium

  • pretendedly — prɪ tendɪdlɪ adv. ostensibly, apparently, seemingly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pretendedly — pre·tend·ed·ly …   English syllables

  • pretendedly — adverb see pretended …   Useful english dictionary

  • pretended — pretendedly, adv. /pri ten did/, adj. 1. insincerely or falsely professed: a pretended interest in art. 2. feigned, fictitious, or counterfeit: His pretended wealth was proved to be nonexistent. 3. alleged or asserted; reputed. [1425 75; late ME; …   Universalium

  • pretended — adjective Date: 15th century professed or avowed but not genuine < pretended affection > • pretendedly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • professedly — /preuh fes id lee/, adv. 1. allegedly; pretendedly: He is only professedly poor. 2. avowedly; by open declaration: She is professedly guilty of the crime. [1560 70; PROFESSED + LY] * * * …   Universalium

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