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Make"-be*lieve` (?), n.

A feigning to believe, as in the play of children; a mere pretense; a fiction; an invention.

"Childlike make-believe."

Tylor.

To forswear self-delusion and make-believe. M. Arnold.

 

© Webster 1913.


Make"-be*lieve`, a.

Feigned; insincere.

"Make-believe reverence."<-- imaginary -->

G. Eliot.

 

© Webster 1913.