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  • Pretend; imagine: you can make-believe you’re swimming out in the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean
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    • I was knocking them together gently, make-believing that they were real entities, locked in fisticuffs, a classic battle of good versus evil.
    • The dark-haired child gave way to her sister's commands, slinking to the base of the stone pedestal that would be make-believed into a high and impenetrable lair.
    • Children know how to imagine and make-believe, and how to play.
    pretend, fantasize, indulge in fantasy, daydream, build castles in the air, build castles in Spain, dream, imagine, romance, fancy, play-act, play

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