Definition of Pretendedly

1. [adv]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pretendedly

preteens
pretelecast
pretelescopic
pretelevision
pretell
pretelling
pretells
pretemporal
pretence
pretenceless
pretences
pretend
pretendant
pretendants
pretended
pretendedly (current term)
pretendence
pretendences
pretender
pretenders
pretendership
pretenderships
pretendeth
pretending
pretendingly
pretends
pretense
pretensed
pretenseful
pretenseless

Literary usage of Pretendedly

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1. Dramatic Miscellanies: Consisting of Critical Observations on Several Plays by Thomas Davies (1783)
"... in Volpone, whea^ he endeavours to work upon the avarice of Corvino, and to induce him to offer his wife to the pretendedly Tick voluptuary, ..."

2. Oxford Tractarianism: The Scottish Episcopal College, and the Scottish by Andrew Gray (1842)
"The sacraments administered by such pretendedly ordained persons" as the ministers ... Presbyterian ministers have attempted to baptise them; " pretendedly ..."

3. The Journals of Hugh Gaine, Printer by Hugh Gaine (1902)
"1 The almanacs pretendedly by More, or Moore, form a perplexing study, for three different names were used, ie, those of Thomas, Richard, and Roger, ..."

4. The Farmers' Alliance History and Agricultural Digest by Nelson A. Dunning (1891)
"Such things have been used in the North by the politician, in the press and on the stump, to continue a solid Republican North, pretendedly that the ..."

5. The Literary World by Samuel R. Crocker, Edward Abbott, Nicholas Paine Gilman, Madeline Vaughan Abbott Bushnell, Bliss Carman, Herbert Copeland (1887)
"The pretendedly " pleasure-loving, theater-mad, ... The pretendedly "critical, scornful, squeamish" Berliners throng the playhouses, and so much so that ..."

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