from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Taken up or used so as to deceive; pretended.
  • adjective Taken for granted; supposed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Supposed.
  • adjective Pretended; hypocritical; make-believe.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of assume.
  • adjective Used in a manner intended to deceive; fictitious.
  • adjective Supposed or presumed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective adopted in order to deceive


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