Hoke – to give a contrived, falsely impressive, or hokey quality to

He paused a little, to increase the suspense of the silence to which those half-opened mouths teenagers were hooked to, as to suggest that he could not recall the number by heart. Then he pronounced “thirteen” trying his best to hide a chuffed smile.

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