Open and Pretended


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Open adjective – Allowing passage without obstruction.
Pretended is an antonym for open.
Nearby Words: opening, openness, opened, opener
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Pretended adjective – Not being or expressing what one appears to be or express.
Usage example: hoped that his pretended interest in classical music would impress the boss

Open is an antonym for pretended in alleged topic.
Nearby Words: pretend, pretence, pretension, pretender, pretending
Antonyms for Pretended
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  • Heroes: It's hard to feel sorry for a girl who pretended to save someone to get attention, a gangster, and the company's leader when they get their heads split open by Sylar.
  • In Frozen, right before "Love is an Open Door," Hans tells Anna about how some of his brothers once pretended he was invisible.
  • Memetic Loser One of the last "puzzles" in the game has him figuring out how to open his closet... by just realizing that his mother only pretended to lock it when he was a child and he had never considered that it might have been unlocked at some point in the intervening decades.
    Source: Memetic Loser
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