Found 79 synonyms in 10 groups
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Meaning: excuse [n]
defense, evasion, semblance (formal), alibi, makeshift, trick, pretence, pretext
  1. 2
    Meaning: pretence [n]
    pomp, illusion, sham, deception, ostentation (pej.), simulation (formal), pretext, show
  2. 3
    Meaning: mien [n]
    appearance, front, pretext, gloss
  3. 4
    Meaning: thing [n]
    ruse, cover, front, decoy, trick, pretence, pretext, stratagem (formal), blind
  4. 5
    Meaning: fake [n]
  5. 6
    Meaning: practice [n]
    pretence, disguise, pretext, show, face
  6. 7
    Meaning: deceit [n]
  7. 8
    Meaning: blind [n]
    cover, front, decoy, trick, pretence, pretext, stratagem (formal), ruse
  8. 9
    Meaning: dishonesty [n]
  9. 10
    Meaning: defence [n]

pretext synonyms - English related words for pretext