Assume and Let on


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Assume verb – To present a false appearance of.
Usage example: she assumed an air of nonchalance even though she was wildly ecstatic she was going on the date

Let on and assume are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Let on" instead a verb "Assume".
Nearby Words: assumption, assuming
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Let on

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Let on verb – To take on a false or deceptive appearance.
Usage example: she's not half as innocent as she likes to let on

Assume and let on are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Assume" instead a verb "Let on".
Synonyms for Let on
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