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pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
irascible - irritable; easily angered
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
lewd - lustful
exodus - departure (of a large number of people)
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet