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::: denigrate - blacken; defame
::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
::: profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
::: importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
::: ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
::: ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
::: shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
::: maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
::: ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
::: fundamental - basic; primary; essential