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masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
vying - contending; CF. vie
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
decelerate - slow down
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way