When grown up, Orestes, in response to frequent messages from his sister, secretly repairs with Pylades to Argos, where he pretends to be a messenger from Strophius bringing the news of the death of Orestes.
But, on the other hand, no one pretends to have found the rigorous expression for the law, and the appropriate approximation may take quite different forms when constants which are large in one case are small in the other.
QUACK, one who pretends to knowledge of which he is ignorant, a charlatan, particularly a medical impostor.
What believer in God pretends to conceive Him as He really is ?
He pretends to fall into a swoon and says senseless things that should have ruined him.