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::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
::: connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
::: extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
::: militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
::: whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
::: glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
::: arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
::: crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
::: nourishment - something that nourishes; food
::: libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous