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::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
::: bearing - deportment; connection
::: entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
::: wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
::: perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
::: encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
::: diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
::: impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
::: palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent
::: travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon