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pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
genesis - beginning; origin
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
grandeur - impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
homogeneous - of the same kind; uniform in composition throughout
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena