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  1. make-be·lieve
    IPA[ˈmākbəˌlēv]
  2. noun

    • 1. the action of pretending or imagining that things are better than they really are:

      she's living in a world of make-believe

    adjective

    • 1. imitating something real; pretend:

      he was firing a make-believe gun at the spy planes

    verb

    • 1. pretend; imagine:

      Brenda rode along, make-believing she was a knight riding to the rescue
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: make-believe

    • v.: verb: make-believe, 3rd person present: make-believes, gerund or present participle: make-believing, past tense: make-believed, past participle: make-believed

    • noun

      the action of pretending or imagining that things are better than they really are:
    • adjective

      imitating something real:
    • verb

      pretend; imagine:
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