deceived (part of speech: verb)
pretended (part of speech: verb)
pretentious (part of speech: adjective)
histrionic, counterfeit, deceitful, artificial, ersatz, la-di-da, forced, posing, false, fraudulent, overdone, impersonating, mock, mannered, pretentious, facade, theatrical, ostentatious, synthetic, showy, imposture, studied, masquerading, stilted, fake, stiff, imitation, bogus, unnatural, stagy
deceptive (part of speech: adjective)
- Step by step I have moved on- link by link I have forged the chain. - "Mysterious Mr. Sabin", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
- He grasped the handle of the box, and we followed our guide up the stair, my master offering me the comforting assurance: " It really matters not in the least, for if we be caught the dagger's not yet forged can save us." - "Helmet of Navarre", Bertha Runkle.
- " You forged it," snapped Mr. Flexen. - "The Loudwater Mystery", Edgar Jepson.