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prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity
replicate - reproduce; duplicate
disapprobation - disapproval; condemnation
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor