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make-believe

adjective

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make-believe

noun

Synonyms of make-believe (Entry 2 of 3)

make believe

phrase

Synonyms of make believe (Entry 3 of 3)

to present a false appearance of
  • He made believe he was sick to get out of going to school.

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The first known use of make-believe was in 1794

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“Make-believe.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/make-believe. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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