English words and Examples of Usage
use "pretence" in a sentence
Chanda Sahib had made a faint pretence of helping the Nawab to resist the Marathas, and he now came to offer his submission to Sardar Ali.
Unlike previous successions there was no pretence of a collective leadership replacing Brezhnev.
Another condition of the cession was that "no leave
are you, you vain, presumptuous
youth." and produces forged documents proving that Sir Guy is the Earl.
He was characterized as a low-key, non-presumptuous
man who commanded respect from subordinate
The above points may be already agreed, or be regarded as presumptuous
or simplistic, for which I apolog
The diversity of operational
environments is such that it would be presumptuous
of the taskforce to suggest that a simple, static and comprehensive set of criteria could be prescribed.
The second witness is the world, urging this and that against you, and saying that you ought not to come, and that it would be presumptuous
on your part to do so.
One contemporary scholar recalls his graduate-school training as follows: To seek to use the understanding gained from this [Buddhist] lineage as a foundation for one's own evaluation and critique was considered presumptuous
and somehow unseemly.
This is rather a presumptuous
pose however as the real meaning of it is that they are ready to be inducted into heaven by the over-clasping of their hands as a priest is inducted into the church.
Such a view of the world's malleability was more presumptuous
than realistic." It would be presumptuous
to select Religious Humanism over any other.
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