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Synonyms for Pretender


Synonyms for Pretender

one who sets forth a claim to a royal title

Words related to Pretender

a claimant to the throne or to the office of ruler (usually without just title)

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a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives

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Great Pretender certainly has the credentials to flourish as a jumps sire: he was only six lengths behind Sulamani when fourth in the Prix du Jockey Club and won a Listed hurdle at Auteuil at five; plus he is by the late, leading stallion King's Theatre and out of a winning Darshaan mare.
Pretenders can slow an organization down, steal momentum and damage relationships.
The others, all pretenders to the papal throne, were allegedly frauds because they were in some way, shape, or form non-Catholic, and as everyone knows non-Catholics cannot be elected pope.
She challenges a familiar view that the pretenders resulted from a uniquely Russian form of "popular monarchism" among the peasants.
In Sarah Emma Edmonds Was a Great Pretender , published by Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, New York Times best-selling author Carrie Jones and illustrator Mark Oldroyd tell the story of the imaginative little girl that became an honored spy in the Civil War.
NEW YORK, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eagle Rock Entertainment is proud to announce the September 25 release of the Freddie Mercury DVD and Blu-ray, The Great Pretender [Pre-book Order Date August 24, MSRP $14.
Saeed Bin Suroor, trainer of Rio De La Plata, Young Pretender and Donativum "I am happy with Rio De La Plata and he is ready to go again.
Chrissie Hynde, 59, the sole original Pretender showed no signs of age as she prowled the ECHO Arena stage.
Pretender Cameron and his Old Etonians will make sure the rich will become richer and the worse off are forgotten.
RACING: Young Pretender and McCartney make their Godolphin and seasonal debuts in the Group Two totesport.
The Star Wars actor is wanted by Oscar-winning Peter Capaldi to star in a new Scots comedy called The Young Pretender.
95) showcases Staci Snell's excellent quiet drama as it explores a publicity stunt gone awry and a woman's romance with a puzzling pretender.
Until that point, photographed Asia was dominated by the image of frenetically erupting supercities--and nowhere more memorably than Kuala Lumpur with its iconic Petronas Towers, Malaysia's pretender to the throne of world's tallest building and a symbolic fusion of Islamic geometries and Western high tech.
The young pretender takes on seasoned heavyweight Paul Douglas in the top of the bill attraction at the National Amateur boxing championships.
CARL LLEWELLYN'S The Old Pretender, the shortest-priced British hope in the Weatherbys Champion Bumper, will put his credentials on the line at Newbury this weekend.