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rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
breadth - width; extent
exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
conflagration - great fire