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puts up a front

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present tense third-person singular of put up a front

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to take on a false or deceptive appearance
  • Though she put up a front, I could tell her feelings were hurt.

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“Puts up a front.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/puts%20up%20a%20front. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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