He pretends to drown, sleeps on the beach for a few hours, and about dawn pedals off into the sunrise.
The Zohar pretends to be a compilation made by Simon b.
This is achieved; and Briinnhilde's horror and bewilderment at meeting Siegfried again as a stranger in his own shape creates a situation which Siegfried cannot understand, and which Hagen pretends to construe as damning evidence that Siegfried has betrayed Gunther's honour as well as Briinnhilde's.
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.
A quack is one who pretends to knowledge of which he is ignorant, a charlatan, particularly a medical impostor.